Benjamin Hegarty

Benjamin Hegarty is a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Melbourne, prior to which he was visiting scholar at the University of California Irvine. His research on the history of ‘transgender’ in Indonesia has received several awards and appears in Journal of the History of Sexuality, Transgender Studies Quarterly and Medicine Anthropology Theory. His collaborative research with Indonesian colleagues on the intersection of masculinity, sexuality and the provision of HIV care in Jakarta is ongoing.

Amalia Handayani, Benjamin Hegarty, Ignatius Praptoraharjo and Sandeep Nanwani write that HIV outreach workers have had to dramatically alter their work practices in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.