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May 14, 2024

Kompas.com - May 14, 2024

Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – The Draft Broadcasting Bill (RUU Penyiaran) will prohibit Subscription-Based Broadcasting Institutions (LPB) from distributing content that endanger

April 4, 2024

South China Morning Post - April 4, 2024

Joya Patiha, a 43-year-old Indonesian transgender woman, first started to notice that changing weather patterns in the mountain-ringed city of Bandung were affecting her income as a sex

March 9, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 9, 2024

Novie Fauziah, Jakarta – Indonesian celebrity and designer Ivan Gunawan, popularly known as Igun, has made a comeback to Indonesia for a fresh television endeavor, undeterred by recent

March 2, 2024

Yahoo News - March 2, 2024

Jordyn Beazley and Luca Ittimani – Natalino Guterres likens getting the chance to march down Oxford Street in pure queer pride to the feeling he had when he was 12 and Timor-Leste achie

February 28, 2024

QNews - February 28, 2024

Harry Hadley – Since 2016 Selamat Datang has fostered safe environments for LGBTQIA+ Indonesians to meet in Sydney as well as providing them visibility through its entries in the Sydney

February 2, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 2, 2024

Ashlynn Hannah, Jakarta – Ivan Gunawan, a well-known entertainment TV host, recently lost his job following a reprimand from the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) for being deeme

February 1, 2024

Reuters - February 1, 2024

Yosef Riadi and Leo Galuh, Jakarta – At 53, Mak Luke, a transgender woman, will go to the polls for the first time when Indonesia holds an election on Feb.

January 21, 2024

Business Day - January 21, 2024

Yosef Riadi and Leo Galuh, Jakarta – At 53, Mak Luke, a transgender woman, will go to the polls for the first time when Indonesia holds an election on February 14, after finally obtaini

December 20, 2023

Antara News - December 20, 2023

Lintang Budiyanti P, Resinta Sulistiyandari, Jakarta – An official at the Ministry of Health denies circulating information that Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes can cause humans to become

December 18, 2023

Reuters - December 18, 2023

Zahra Matarani, Jakarta – Deep in the slums of Jakarta, a transgender community is using fashion to raise awareness about their lives and the environment in this densely populated, poll

December 15, 2023

Tempo - December 15, 2023

Shinta Maharani, Tempo.co, Jakarta – A researcher from Human Rights Watch Andreas Harsono claimed that the circular letter of the Dean of Engineering Faculty of Universitas Gadja

December 11, 2023

December 8, 2023

LSE - December 8, 2023

Abdullah Faqih – The British rock band Coldplay is gearing up for their inaugural concert in Jakarta, Indonesia, scheduled for November 15, 2023.

December 1, 2023

Tempo - December 1, 2023

Jakarta – There are increasing anti-LGBT opinions voiced in several regions. This is a wicked tactic from politicians blindly seeking popularity.

November 17, 2023

The Independent - November 17, 2023

Maroosha Muzaffar – A Coldplay concert in Indonesia on Wednesday was marred by violent clashes between riot police and conservative Muslims, who protested the band's support for the LGB

November 16, 2023

Agence-France Presse - November 16, 2023

Jakarta – Hundreds of conservative Muslims protested outside Coldplay's first ever gig in Indonesia on Wednesday, clashing with police and booing concertgoers over the band's support fo

Mothership - November 16, 2023

Ruth Chai – Anti-LGBT protesters in Jakarta gathered outside Coldplay's first-ever concert in Indonesia on Wednesday (Nov.

November 15, 2023

Warta Kota - November 15, 2023

Nuri Yatul Hikmah, Jakarta – Ahead of a concert by British band Coldplay in Jakarta, a clash broke out between police and protesters from the 1511 Anti-LGBT National Movement (Geranati

November 11, 2023

Tempo - November 11, 2023

Savero Ariestio Wienanto, Jakarta – A number of people gathered in front of the British Embassy in Jakarta to protest Coldplay's arrival in Indonesia.

November 10, 2023

Detik News - November 10, 2023

Tina Susilawati – Protesters from the Anti-LGBT National Movement (Geranati LGBT) went to the British Embassy in Jakarta on Friday November 10 to convey their opposition to a concert by

October 17, 2023

Agence France-Presse - October 17, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesian dancer Rianto moves gracefully in front of a crowd of thousands in the capital Jakarta, whipping his orange sash in full make-up as he performs a centuries-old folk

July 28, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 28, 2023

Radhiyya Indra, Manila – The controversy surrounding British band The 1975 has prompted criticism and concern in both Malaysia and Indonesia regarding the front man's stunt, claiming th

July 23, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 23, 2023

Jakarta – A day after causing LGBTQ controversy in Kuala Lumpur, British band The 1975 announced on Sunday that they canceled shows in Jakarta and Taiwan, where the band was scheduled t

July 12, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - July 12, 2023

A meeting of Southeast Asian LGBT communities that was supposed to take place in Jakarta from July 17 to 21 has reportedly been canceled by the organizers amid pushback from the public

Reuters - July 12, 2023

Jakarta – Rights groups have cancelled a Southeast Asian LGBT event in Indonesia after receiving security threats, the organisers said, the latest sign of increasing pressure on the com

Tempo - July 12, 2023

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – Jakarta Acting Governor Heru Budi Hartono confirmed that the provincial government did not issue any permits for the gathering of the ASEAN lesbian, gay, bise

CNN Indonesia - July 12, 2023

Jakarta – An ASEAN Queer Advocacy Week (AAW) meeting of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activists organised by the ASEAN SOGIE Caucus that was to be held in Jakarta has be

July 11, 2023

Detik - July 11, 2023

Wildan Noviansah, Jakarta – Information about a meeting of all-ASEAN Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activists in Jakarta this month has caused a commotion.

May 23, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - May 23, 2023

Does the LGBT community now have an ally in Mahfud MD, the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs?

May 22, 2023

Tempo - May 22, 2023

Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – The Politics, and Human Rights Coordinating Minister Mahfud MD on Sunday elaborated that LGBT is not contained in Indonesia's new criminal code (KUHP) as issu

Tribunnews.com - May 22, 2023

Yohanes Liestyo Poerwoto – Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) Deputy Chairperson Anwar Abbas has condemned a statement by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahf

May 20, 2023

Tribunnews.com - May 20, 2023

Rina Ayu, Jakarta – Opposition to Coldplay holding a concert in Indonesia has again been raised by Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) Chairperson for Islamic cultural arts and civilisation,

May 17, 2023

BBC News - May 17, 2023

Trisha Husada & Silvano Hajid Maulana – The future of Indonesia's only Islamic community centre for transgender women is in jeopardy after its leader, Shinta Ratri, died in February

May 12, 2023

CNN Indonesia - May 12, 2023

Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) says that the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community will be one of the groups that will be most vulnerable

CNN Indonesia - May 12, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia Ulama Council (MUI) Deputy Chairperson Anwar Abbas is asking that a fan meeting with gay Thai actors and musicians Billkin and PP Krit that is planned to be held in

March 6, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - March 6, 2023

Indonesia will be holding its next nationwide general elections in 2024.

February 25, 2023

New York Times - February 25, 2023

Seth Mydans – Shinta Ratri, the leader of an Islamic boarding school that offers a haven for transgender women in Indonesia, died on Feb.

February 14, 2023

Indonesia at Melbourne - February 14, 2023

Amar Alfikar – "Trans women have the right to worship.

February 8, 2023

Fulcrum - February 8, 2023

Made Supriatma – Joko Widodo's son-in-law, Medan mayor Bobby Nasution, kicked off 2023 with a controversial remark which might prove to be more bane than boon for the aspiring rookie po

February 2, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 2, 2023

Zara Powell, Jakarta – Influential waria (transgender) figure and founder of the Al-Fatah Waria pesantren (Islamic boarding school) in Yogyakarta, Shinta Ratri died on Wednesday.

February 1, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - February 1, 2023

Shinta Ratri will forever be missed as somebody who fought for religious inclusivity on behalf of those who may have felt deserted and alone.

January 30, 2023

Detik Jabar - January 30, 2023

Hakim Ghani, Garut – A coalition of civil society organisations is protesting a number of proposed Anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) draft regional regulations (Raperda

January 27, 2023

January 26, 2023

Detik Jabar - January 26, 2023

Sudirman Wamad, Bandung – The sudden emergence of a discourse on drafting an anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) regional regulation (Perda) in the West Java (Jabar) prov

January 24, 2023

CNN Indonesia - January 24, 2023

Bandung – The Bandung municipal government (Pemkot) in West Java has declared its support for the drafting of a prohibition in the form of a regional regulation (Perda) against Lesbian,

January 11, 2023

Reuters - January 11, 2023

Stanley Widianto, Jakarta, Indonesia – Transgender Indonesian woman Chika Ananda Putrie wakes every morning in her decrepit rented room in a Jakarta slum, worried for her safety because

January 5, 2023

Bisnis.com - January 5, 2023

Nugroho Nafika Kassa, Makassar – This year the government of the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar will begin deliberating a draft bylaw (Ranperda) on deviant sexual behavio

January 3, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - January 3, 2023

The city of Medan no longer welcomes sexual minorities (this country's constitution notwithstanding) according to its mayor Bobby Nasution, who declared the North Sumatra capital "anti-

January 1, 2023

Detik Sulsel - January 1, 2023

Medan (Detik Sumut) – Bobby Nasution, the mayor of the North Sumatra city of Medan, has stressed that they reject Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) behaviour.

December 27, 2022

LGBTQ Nation - December 27, 2022

Molly Sprayregen – Two Indonesian soldiers were kicked out of the army and have been sentenced to seven months in jail for having gay sex.