I'm an Australian guy, very interested in Indonesiaalways gay man living in Indonesia been, and am currently learning Bahasa Indonesia at university. What is funny is that they even have their own language. Inthe first gay rights interest group was established in Indonesia.
Transgender identity also called waria has long been part of Indonesian culture and society. Retrieved 6 September No recognition of same-sex couples. We are getting more confident about ourselves, but most still remain in the closet, particularly for family and career reasons.
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Anyway its interesting. I agree Megan. Tell me more? Recently, Indonesian politicians and government officials made a series of gaycist comments, that ended in a series of rule proposals with clear anti-gay tenor. Retrieved 23 May
Human Rights Watch called the draft criminal code "disastrous not only for women and religious and gender minorities, but for all Indonesians," and is calling on lawmakers to drop the controversial articles before passing the law. We have the same here in the Philippines, and even non-gays use their words.
Handoko — appeared on Indonesian social media within hours. As of , no law exists to protect Indonesia citizens from discrimination or harassment based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. As a result they go underground and are advertised in a clandestine manner like last minute text messages and word of mouth via Grindr.