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LGBTQ+ in Indonesia

From Aceh to the West Papua, diversity has always been the pride of the largest archipelago and the 4th most populous nation in the world. Despite the diverse nature of its flora and fauna, culture, and traditions, there is little tolerance and acceptance for Indonesia's LGBTQ+ community today.

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Indonesia LGBTQ+ Advocacy & Progress

Advocacy & Progress

The LGBTQ+ community in Indonesia has been persecuted and shunned by society at large. Many remain closeted for fear of stigma, discrimination, and sometimes violent punishments, from family members, school mates and colleagues.

Our goal is to liberate the LGBTQ+ community so as to help them to find their rightful places in the world (starting from their own nation).

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Indonesia LGBTQ+ News

OPEN LETTER TO INDONESIAN AUTHORITIES TO BAN CONVERSION THERAPY FOR GENDER MINORITIES

OPEN LETTER TO INDONESIAN AUTHORITIES TO BAN CONVERSION THERAPY FOR GENDER MINORITIESAttn:Ministry of Law and Human RightsMinistry of Religious AffairsMinistry of Women's Empowerment and Children ProtectionMinister of Law and Human Rights - Mr. Yasonna LaolyMinister of Religious Affairs - Mr. Yaqut Cholil QoumasMinister of Women's Empowerment and Children Protection -...
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Shut Down Terapi Konversi – Stop Corrective Rape in Indonesia!
Indonesia LGBTQ+ News

Shut Down Terapi Konversi – Stop Corrective Rape in Indonesia!

We are Pelangi Nusantara, an international advocate rallying for love, equality and dignified living for Indonesia’s LGBTQ+ community.It has come to our attention that a local Conversion Therapy (CT) business is offering corrective rape to rehabilitate LGBTQ+ individuals in Indonesia. Terapi Konversi claims to “help our patients discover and enjoy the benefits...
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Homophobia in Indonesia
Indonesia LGBTQ+ News

Homophobia in Indonesia

In January 2021, a LGBT American woman, Kristen Gray, who lived in Bali during the COVID-19 pandemic, was deported from Indonesia after lauding the island for being "LGBT-friendly" and its low cost of living. Gray was detained after posting a Twitter thread praising her low-cost life in Bali, a place...
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Tara X Mattel | Indonesia’s PRIDE gear

Here's a shoutout to our friendly lesbian couple from Indonesia -- Tara X Mattel!We're excited to announce that we're officially supporting their wonderful range of PRIDE apparels online as they will also be working hard to empower LGBTQ+ individuals from Indonesia.____________Check out Tara x Mattel LGBT online store and purchase...
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#StandUpForLOVE Episode 1 | The Kai Mata Story
Indonesia LGBTQ+

#StandUpForLOVE Episode 1 | The Kai Mata Story

Coming out for me like for most others came in stages, I am a firm believer that we in the LGBTQ+ community don't just come out once. It is a consistent journey of coming out every day as we meet new people, specifically for me, I identify as a woman,...
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Indonesia LGBTQ+

Understanding the Transgender community in Indonesia

Transgender people and non-binary folk have always been a part of Indonesian history, culture, and people. From the Hindu-Buddhist period of the past to the Islamist era of today, transgender people have permeated the Indonesian society and have faced varying levels of tolerance and acceptance. A significant proportion of the...
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Indonesia LGBTQ+ LGBTQ+ History

Embracing Gender Diversity is crucial for Indonesia

In this blog post, we will discuss why embracing gender diversity is crucial for Indonesia to keep up with the rest of the world. Fеw соuntrіеѕ are аѕ culturally rich and nаturаllу beautiful аѕ Indоnеѕіа. Stretching 3,400 mіlеѕ еаѕt to wеѕt across thе еԛuаtоr, Indonesia is thе world's fоurth mоѕt...
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