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July 23, 2020

New Mandala - July 23, 2020

Kade Newell – On June 25th, the Pew Research Centre released a report titled 'The Global Divide on Homosexuality Persists'. The survey that produced this report asked simply: "...

July 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 8, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Everyone has the right to an education, they say, but if you are a transwoman student, living in Indonesia, going to college can be a difficult and pain

June 28, 2020

June 26, 2020

The Conversation - June 26, 2020

Diego Garcia Rodriguez and Khanis Suvianita – Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, a group facing worsening discrimination in Indonesia, have been supporting people im

Jakarta Post - June 26, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Public acceptance of homosexuality in Indonesia has improved slightly in the past few years, a recently published study by Pew Research Center suggests, tho

June 23, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - June 23, 2020

Michael Ewing – Indonesian media often frames 'LGBT' as antithetical to Indonesian society, contrary to the state ideology, Pancasila, and a foreign imposition.

June 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 15, 2020

Jakarta – A same-sex couple who recently held a wedding ceremony in Soppeng regency, South Sulawesi have been arrested and accused of falsifying their sexual identities prior to their

Jakarta Post - June 15, 2020

Ramadani Saputra, Jakarta – For the past five years, Abi – not his real name – has had three distinct recurring dreams that have almost cost him his sleep.

June 5, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - June 5, 2020

The case of Ferdian Paleka, the YouTuber behind the infamous transphobic viral video, has officially ended with his victims dropping the charges against him and leading to his subseque

June 3, 2020

Sumut News - June 3, 2020

Stepanus Purba, Medan (iNews.id) – Personnel from the North Sumatra (Sumut) regional police General Crimes Detectives Directorate (ditreskrimum) have uncovered a plus-plus massage parl

May 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 27, 2020

Ramadani Saputra, Jakarta – At a time when members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community should be able to celebrate their existence without fear of reprisal,

May 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 10, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – A video showing YouTube prankster Ferdian Paleka – who was arrested on Friday for giving out "aid" packages filled with garbage to transwomen – being ab

May 8, 2020

Tempo - May 8, 2020

Istiqomatul Hayati, Jakarta – Police fugitive and Youtube content creator Ferdian Paleka, who briefly evaded police arrest, was eventually nabbed by the Bandung Police on early Friday,

Jakarta Post - May 8, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Vlogger Ferdian Paleka has been arrested after posting a YouTube video of him and his friend apparently pulling a "prank" on transwomen by giving them fake sta

Coconuts Jakarta - May 8, 2020

Ferdian Paleka was finally arrested early this morning following almost a week of pursuit, police say, after the YouTuber evaded authorities over his hugely controversial transphobic v

May 7, 2020

Agence France-Presse - May 7, 2020

Haeril Halim, Jakarta – Andin is haunted by memories of being forced into an exorcism to "save" her from being transgender – a ritual that could become mandatory for Indonesia's LGBT c

May 4, 2020

Kompas.com - May 4, 2020

Kurnia Sari Aziza, Jakarta – A video posted by YouTuber Ferdian Paleka has gone viral on social media after his prank against waria or transwomen was not appreciated by netizens.

Tempo - May 4, 2020

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Queer Language Club (QLC) regrets that transwomen or transgender women are not subjected by the government coronavirus (COVID-19) social assistance througho

Coconuts Jakarta - May 4, 2020

One would hope that, in these challenging times, basic human decency is alive and well.

April 27, 2020

Pink News - April 27, 2020

Patrick Kelleher – Kai Mata, a lesbian singer-songwriter from Indonesia has hit out at the "massive discrimination and deep-rooted homophobia" in her home country.

April 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 21, 2020

Asip Hasani, Surabaya – The East Java Police have launched an investigation into a police officer suspected of having deceived a man into a same-sex relationship after photos depicting

April 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 20, 2020

Agustinus Hari, Manado, North Sulawesi – The members of an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community in Manado, North Sulawesi, have joined hands to raise funds and distr

April 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 15, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – The heinous fate that befell Mira, a 42-year-old trans woman who was burned to death in Cilincing, North Jakarta, has prompted activists and advocacy groups to

April 13, 2020

Media Indonesia - April 13, 2020

Sri Utami/J-3 – The contemptible act which befell Mira has ignited people's anger with prayers from several communities doing the rounds on social media.

April 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 10, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The North Jakarta Police have charged a group of men who allegedly burned a 42-year-old transgender woman to death with aggravated assault.