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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

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.