A case study about a gay man who wants to follow his Sri Lankan culture and dedicate his life to a person - a man.
The study from an Interpersonal Phenomenological Approach of gay sexuality in cultural terms offers an opportunity to identify the driving force behind why some men will marry a woman to fit into the society they grew up in. This study presents a case of a 40-year-old man, called Dillion living in London but wants to move back to Sri Lanka, who negotiates his identity to fit in with Sri Lanka and in London. The case study highlights the struggle of juggling between the culture of his birth and the culture he now lives in with his drive to become accepted.
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Publication Date||Dec 31, 2017|
|Journal||International journal of culture and mental health|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|Institution Citation||BROADWAY-HORNER, M. 2017. A case study about a gay man who wants to follow his Sri Lankan culture and dedicate his life to a person - a man. International journal of culture and mental health [online], 10(4), pages 414-446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17542863.2017.1327548|
|Keywords||Sri Lanka; LGBTIQ; Identity; Culture; Conflict|
BROADWAY-HORNER 2017 A case study about a gay man