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Australian Government urged to act against Indonesia’s new bill

The LGBTQI advocacy group, just.equal is urging the Australian Government to speak out against Indonesia’s recent moves to criminalise homosexuality. Indonesia has received international backlash …

Indonesia’s Family Resilience Bill destroys LGBTIQ rights

Indonesia has received international backlash after revealing plans to legally hinder gender equality and implement the rehabilitation of “deviant” sexual persuasions. The proposed “Family Resilience …

Indonesian conducts “gayness” tests on foreign teachers

Foreign teachers at Indonesian private schools are being forced to take tests to determine their sexual orientations and attitudes towards LGBTQ rights in what has …

Indonesian government departments ban LGBTQI jobseekers

Indonesian government bodies are facing domestic and international criticism after posting job advertisements that ban LGBTQI jobseekers. The ministries of Trade and Defence, as well …

Backflips, confusion continue over Indonesian sex laws

A lawmaker from Indonesia’s House of Representatives has claimed foreigners “need not worry” about proposed laws criminalising extramarital sex, contained in the draft revision to …

Australia urged to take action on Indonesian gay sex ban

Gay rights hero Rodney Croome AM has urged Australia to take strong action on the world stage to challenge Indonesia’s proposed ban on extramarital sex, …

Lawmakers in Indonesia’s Depok city are trying to pass an anti-gay law to fight HIV

Local councillors in a satellite city of Jakarta have put forward a local ordinance that would criminalise sexual minorities and gender diverse people, according to …

Indonesian LGBTI crackdown continues with arrest of two men suspected of being gay

Anti-LGBTI sentiments have spread throughout the country in recent years with increasing arrests and violent attacks against the LGBTI community, the declaration of homosexuality as a mental illness, and proposals to criminalise gay sex.

Ten Indonesian women reportedly arrested for ‘lesbian deviant behaviour’

Human Rights Watch said that police in West Sumatra trawled Facebook and found images of two of the women hugging and kissing.

Human Rights Watch warns of further LGBTI persecution in Indonesia

Documents and decrees reviewed by HRW suggest lists of allegedly gay and bisexual men could be handed over to authorities.