The Gender of Male Characters in Category Y-Style Fiction Literature

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Anantasak Phonkaewkate, Orathai Piayura


Designing a qualitative to describe analyzing the 21 fictional textbooks, 18 titles of male characters in the Y-style literature were integrated. Genre fiction, also known as popular fictional media originating in Japan, was created in the 1970s as people pass from childhood into their teen years and beyond. Children might be aware of and attach some significance to gender from 18 months until age 3. Factors influencing transgender and transsexual gender socialization occur through four primary agents: family, education, peer groups, and mass media. “YAOI” means MSM characters; for female and female couples, use the word "YURI." These words start with the letter "Y," which readers call "Y Style Literature."   These characters of a man, a man in love, a man in love man, and a boy in love men relationships. The analysis results revealed the gender of MSM characters; there is a mix between masculinity and femininity. It has been found to have six parts: appearance, activities, personality attractiveness to all genders, stability in love, expressing love openly and using specific language in communication. Y-type characters have two personalities. It generally shows a masculine nature rather than a feminine one, is all masculine in appearance, and lives and works with a male characteristic. In all regions of the world, children who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender include being exposed to discrimination at school, abandonment, and rejection by family, community, or society. Their human rights to appropriate life-skills education and health services are accepted.

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