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​There's Never Been a Worse Time to Be Gay in Indonesia - VICE

26 Apr 16, 03:04:36

VICE

​There's Never Been a Worse Time to Be Gay in Indonesia
VICE
The emergence of a pro-LGBTQI movement among Indonesia's youth poses a larger threat than nuclear warfare—that's what the country's defense minister Ryamizard Ryacudu believes. It's a statement that comes after turbulent months, which saw ...

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It's Been a Long Time Coming - New York Times

15 Apr 16, 09:04:32

New York Times

It's Been a Long Time Coming
New York Times
Moving to the United States then was impossible for a gay couple, so as we flew to New York a day after emptying my desk at school, my plan was to return to Indonesia on a tourist visa until I could figure out a permanent solution. Jet-lagged and ...

Militan terkait al-Qaida membunuh dua aktivis gay Bangladesh - BBC Indonesia

26 Apr 16, 04:04:21

BBC Indonesia

Militan terkait al-Qaida membunuh dua aktivis gay Bangladesh
BBC Indonesia
Bangladesh Image copyright AFP Image caption Pemakaman Xulhaz Mannan, yang dihadiri keluarga dan teman-temannya, berlangsung di Dhaka. Satu kelompok militan di Bangladesh mengatakan mereka yang membunuh seorang redaktur majalah gay ...
Militan Islamis Akui Bunuh Aktivis Gay Bangladesh dan RekannyaVOA Indonesia

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LGBTI rights activism: Mostly hidden in Middle East, N. Africa - Erasing 76 Crimes

28 Apr 16, 12:04:18

Erasing 76 Crimes

LGBTI rights activism: Mostly hidden in Middle East, N. Africa
Erasing 76 Crimes
One documentary, entitled The Plot, asserted that a gay activist collaborated with the French, maintained ties to the Barakat movement (a political movement that opposed President Bouteflika's campaign for a fourth term in office), and liaised with ...

The sudden intensity of Indonesia's anti-gay onslaught - BBC News

01 Mar 16, 12:03:22

BBC News

The sudden intensity of Indonesia's anti-gay onslaught
BBC News
A few short weeks in Indonesia has seen a former communications minister make a call for the public to kill any gay people they find and the leading psychiatric body describe transgenderism as a mental disorder. BBC Indonesian's Rebecca Henschke and ...
Viral: Newspaper compiles guide to spot gay men, says they all wear V neck t-shirtsCoconuts Jakarta
Anti-LGBT sentiment rises: Is Indonesia becoming more conservative?Rappler

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Indonesia bans gay emoji and stickers from messaging apps - The Guardian

12 Feb 16, 02:02:47

Quartz

Indonesia bans gay emoji and stickers from messaging apps
The Guardian
Indonesia's instant messaging providers must remove gay emoji and stickers from their apps, the government has ordered, prompting a human rights outcry. The government move comes after a social media backlash against Line, a popular smartphone ...
Indonesia is banning gay emoji to protect the nation's childrenQuartz
Indonesia: Flurry of Anti-Gay Statements by OfficialsHuman Rights Watch
Indonesia wants gay-themed emojis removedBBC News
Digital Trends -TIME -Channel News Asia
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Play's gay themes breaking taboos - Jakarta Post

25 Apr 16, 08:04:00

Jakarta Post

Play's gay themes breaking taboos
Jakarta Post
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ( LGBT ) issues are still considered taboo in Indonesia, home to the world's largest Muslim population. Many events raising these issues have been banned recently and also subjected to threats from religious ...

Introducing: Gay men who marry straight women - Rappler

26 Apr 16, 04:04:00

Introducing: Gay men who marry straight women
Rappler
But an Indonesian proverb says no matter how good a squirrel is at jumping, it eventually falls to the ground. After years of marriage, his wife eventually found out about his infidelity with a number of men, despite his skillful performance (including ...

Anti-Gay Actions in Indonesia Threaten a Fragile Population - New York Times

15 Feb 16, 10:02:49

Anti-Gay Actions in Indonesia Threaten a Fragile Population
New York Times
JAKARTA, Indonesia — First, a senior Indonesian government minister called for a ban on gay groups on university campuses. Another official pressured smartphone instant-messaging services to drop gay- and lesbian-themed emoji, prompting one ...

Being Gay in Indonesia Isn't Illegal, But It Isn't Accepted Either - TakePart

18 Feb 16, 12:02:52

TakePart

Being Gay in Indonesia Isn't Illegal, But It Isn't Accepted Either
TakePart
Todung Mulya Lubis, a human rights activist and lawyer, told Indonesia-based news source Jakarta Globe that changing the existing anti-LGBT perspective is possible if influential leaders are seen supporting the gay community and can sway people to move ...
“LGBT is a disease, not a human right”—a growing movement in Indonesia rejects gay rightsQuartz
Indonesia Has Declared War on 'Gay Friendly' EmojisVICE
Indonesia to ban gay emojisLGBT Weekly
Instinct Magazine -Jakarta Post -Inquirer.net
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