Legal nationwide, except the provinces of Aceh and for Muslims in the city of Palembang in South Sumatra. Download the full report Download the full report in Bahasa indonesia. In Maymen were arrested for a "gay sex party" in the capital Jakarta. Current status since Dec Views Read Edit View history. Critics say the creeping Islamisation of politics is fostering moral conservatism as Indonesia heads into crucial provincial polls in June and a presidential election in Inthe first gay rights interest group was established in Indonesia.
First, an accusation of sexual approach and harassment done by TV personality Indra Bekti upon several men.
Gay Crackdown Continues in Indonesia Despite Court Ruling
Home United States U. Homosexuality is legal in Indonesia with the exception of Aceh and South Sumatra. The legislation is supported by all of the 10 political parties of the country, and is expected to pass before Valentines Day. LGBT rights in Asia. You may also like. The right-wing elements in Indonesian politics, especially religious-based political parties and organization have publicly condemned LGBT rights. VOA Africa Listen live.
VOA Africa Listen live. A group of Indonesian transvestites walk near a cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 8, District Ordinance on Social Order No. For this reason, SOGI was chosen in an attempt to claim universal applicability, describing a range of practices, identities and activities. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is Aug 18, —Sep 7,