Dédé Oetomo (He/Him)

Dédé Oetomo sitting in a restaurant

Dédé Oetomo is an activist, independent scholar, and educator in research, education and advocacy in the fields of language and society, HIV & AIDS, and gender and sexuality, mainly as Founder and Trustee at GAYa NUSANTARA Foundation (www.gayanusantara.or.id), which also hosts the Coalition for Sexual & Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR; www.csbronline.org). Academically, he is an adjunct senior lecturer at Universitas Airlangga, Universitas Surabaya, and Widya Mandala Catholic University in Surabaya, Indonesia.