Sari Eka Pratiwi, Fitri Sukmawati


Approximately 10% global population are homosexual (lesbian, gay), bisexual and transgender community (LGBT), who have a tendency to get several health problems, including sexually transmitted infections. This risk increase in line with the propensity of alcohol consumption, drugs and sexual abuse, which are found commonly in lesbian, gay and bisexual communities. This study’saim is to correlate the sexual behavior-related risk among LGBT community to the health problems such as sexually transmitted infections. This study was started with collecting the references and research publications, studied the LGBT community and the diseases related to the risky behavior of these population. LGBT population are at high risk to receive several health problems including Hepatitis B virus infection (HBV), Hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV). The increment of the risks are caused by unsave sexual behaviour such as having more than one sexual partner, unprotected sexual intercourse via anal and vagina, drugs and alcohol consumption, which are commonly discovered in LGBT population.

Keywords: Bisexual, Community, problem

Hampir sekitar 10% populasi dunia termasuk dalam populasi penyuka sesama jenis (lesbian, gay), biseksual dan transgender (LGBT) yang memiliki kecenderungan mendapatkan berbagai masalah kesehatan salah satunya infeksi menular seksual. Risiko ini meningkat sejalan dengan kecenderungan konsumsi alkohol, ganja dan kekerasan seksual yang umum ditemukan pada lesbian, gay dan biseksual.Telaah artikel ini bertujuan untuk menghubungkan resiko terkait perilaku seksual pada LGBT terhadap gangguan kesehatan yaitu infeksi menular seksual.Telaah artikel dilakukan dengan menelusuri berbagai literatur ilmiah mengenai kelompok LGBTdan gangguan kesehatan yang berkaitan dengan perilaku beresiko yang dilakukan oleh kelompok ini.Populasi penyuka sesama jenis (lesbian, gay), biseksual atau transgender (LGBT) merupakan kelompok yang berisiko tinggi mengalami berbagai masalah kesehatan, termasuk infeksi virus Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV) dan Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Risiko ini meningkat akibat perilaku seksual yang tidak aman seperti memiliki lebih dari satu pasangan seksual, hubungan seksual melalui anal maupun vagina yang tidak menggunakan pelindung, penggunaan obat-obatan dan alkohol, yang umum ditemukan pada populasi LGBT.
Keywords: LGBT, Menular, Seksual


LGBT, Menular, Seksual

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