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LGBT & Same-Sex Marriage

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November 21, 2020

Pink News - November 21, 2020

Josh Milton – A gay couple in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, was forcibly dragged out of their homes to a police station and now run the risk of being lashed 100 times all because of their "ill

November 14, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 14, 2020

Banda Aceh – Residents of Kuta Alam in the Acehnese provincial capital of Aceh have caught a gay couple having same-sex relations at a boarding house.

November 7, 2020

Tempo - November 7, 2020

Jakarta – More than a dozen military and police personnel have been discharged for having a sexual orientation seen as deviant. This is a violation of the Constitution.

October 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 29, 2020

Jakarta – A Semarang Police brigadier in Central Java is filing another lawsuit against the force's decision to dishonorably discharge him because of his sexual disorientation.

October 21, 2020

Vice - October 21, 2020

Ikhwan Hastanto – Indonesia's military has vowed to purge LGBT soldiers from its ranks in an escalating campaign that has spread to the police force and alarmed human rights groups.

Jakarta Post - October 21, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) has raised concerns over the National Police's recent dismissal of a one-star police general based on thei

Tempo - October 21, 2020

Fikri Arigi, Andita Rahma, Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) condemned the acts of the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the National Police (Polri) t

October 18, 2020

October 16, 2020

Tempo - October 16, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Army (TNI) has stated that it will not tolerate the presence of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual/Transgender (LGBT) groups in thei

Tempo - October 16, 2020

Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – Member of the Defense Commission of the House of Representatives (DPR) TB.

Coconuts Jakarta - October 16, 2020

The Indonesian Military (TNI) is toughening its stance against LGBT communities and individuals within its ranks following the imprisonment of a chief private for having same-sex relati

Detik News - October 16, 2020

Kanavino Ahmad Rizqo, Jakarta – Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) Secretary General Anwar Abbas has asked the Indonesian military (TNI) to take a firm position on soldiers who are lesbian,

October 15, 2020

Detik News - October 15, 2020

Elza Astari Retaduari, Jakarta – The Indonesian military (TNI) has reasserted that it will firmly punish soldiers who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).

Detik News - October 15, 2020

Rahel, Jakarta – The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issue has again come under the spotlight after several Indonesian military (TNI) personnel were dismissed for having s

September 18, 2020

The Diplomat - September 18, 2020

Joshua Mcdonald – In Jakarta, on the evening of August 29, 2020, a 31-officer police unit raided a private "gay party" of 56 men in a hotel, arresting and charging nine, the alleged eve

September 8, 2020

SBS News - September 8, 2020

The Indonesian government has been urged to urgently investigate a police raid on a so-called "gay party" that resulted in the arrests of nine men.

September 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 5, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Civil groups have criticized the Jakarta Police over the criminalization of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community following a recent raid

September 4, 2020

Pink News - September 4, 2020

Emma Powys Maurice – Nine men in Indonesia are facing fines and up to 15 years in jail after police raided a "gay party" in a Jakarta hotel.

Gay Star News - September 4, 2020

Tris Reid-Smith – Indonesian police arrested 56 men in a raid on a 'gay' party and have charged nine of them under pornography laws.

Gay Times - September 4, 2020

Matt Moore – Jakarta Police have arrested over 50 men at an apartment in Kuningan, South Jakarta, after raiding an alleged 'gay party'.

August 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 25, 2020

Norman Harsono, Jakarta – Gay activist Hartoyo has had to overcome both physical and virtual curbs on his movement so that he may continue to feed the urban poor, persecuted members of

August 12, 2020

Deutsche Welle (DW) - August 12, 2020

As a trans woman, Hendrika Kelan overcame social barriers in conservative Indonesia to win the support of her community.

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