Resky Novianto, Jakarta – Indonesia is still a country which unfriendly to minorities such as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people.
LGBT & Same-Sex Marriage
September 25, 2019
September 22, 2019
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – "It has been my inner turmoil for the last two years, but today I want to be honest.
September 19, 2019
Jakarta – The Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) will further increase discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people.
August 7, 2019
Amanda Siddharta – Every Friday night at a house in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, a church group meets to discuss issues surrounding gender and sexuality.
August 5, 2019
Max Walden – Indonesia's national police and military have publicly warned about the "risks" of being LGBT, in officials' latest verbal attack against the minority group in the world's
August 4, 2019
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military Information Center (Puspen TNI) has come under fire for publishing a comic strip that discriminates against the lesbian, gay, bise
August 3, 2019
Felix Nathaniel – Social media has been abuzz after the TNI's (Indonesian military) official Twitter account carried a cartoon about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) pract
August 2, 2019
Jakarta – The TNI's (Indonesian military) information centre has verified that @Puspen_TNI uploaded a comic strip on its Twitter account explaining the risks of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
July 23, 2019
Irsyan Hasyim, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) expressed rejection against the plan of Depok administration to pass a regional regulation concerning anti
Rik Glauert – An Indonesian city of nearly two million people is planning an anti-LGBT law.
Irsyan Hasyim, Depok – The Depok City government along with the Depok Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) are discussing a draft regional regulation (raperda) against Lesbian, Gay
July 21, 2019
Supriyadi – The Depok municipal Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) has tabled a draft regional regulation (Raperda) against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT).
July 20, 2019
Irsyan Hasyim, Depok – The Depok Love Society has questioned the urgency of planned deliberations on an Anti-Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Draft Regional Regulation or Raperda
July 19, 2019
Andrew M Potts – East Timor, also known as Timor Leste, has celebrated LGBTQI pride for a third year in a row, with a Pride March taking place in the capital, Dili, on July 12.
July 11, 2019
Horrible overcrowding has long been a serious issue in Indonesia's prison, but one that rarely merits much attention from average Indonesians or the local media.
July 8, 2019
The overcrowding in Indonesia's prison system is at near crisis levels.
Mukhlis Dinillah, Bandung – The West Java Ministry of Justice and Human Rights representative office (Kemenkum HAM Jabar) is proposing a special way to handle inmates who have a devian
June 25, 2019
James Massola and Karuni Rompies, Jakarta – A former Indonesian police officer who was sacked for being gay has decided to fight the country's creeping Islamic fundamentalism by challe
June 4, 2019
Rik Glauert – The head of Indonesia's population and family planning agency has labeled LGBTI citizens the 'main enemy of national development'.
June 3, 2019
This time, it's from the National Population and Family Planning Board, also known as the BKKBN, which today said homosexuality is not only a disease that can and should be cured, but
Mario Sofia Nasution, Padang – National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) Principle Secretary Nofrijal says that the sexual disease of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
May 23, 2019
A former Indonesian cop has vowed to fight for justice after he was dismissed from the police force for being gay, but he's already hit a legal roadblock after a court threw out his la
May 20, 2019
Jakarta – A former Indonesian police brigadier has filed a complaint to the human rights commission claiming he was fired for being gay, his lawyers said on Monday, in what could be a
May 19, 2019
Jakarta – The dismissal of a Central Java regional police officer Brigadier TT was a violation of National Police Chief Regulation (Perkap) Number 8/2009 on the Implementation of Human
May 18, 2019
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Amnesty International lambasted the National Police for its discriminative stance toward sexual minorities after a 29-year-old brigadier in Semarang, Ce