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IDAHOT 2017 Country page: Indonesia


The LGBT community in Medan meets for May 17 for an evening of movie screening and discussions on this year’s motto ‘Aware – Accept – Speak Up’ GAYa NUSANTARA: video about LGBT friends, parents and families. In Jakarta, organisation Arus Pelangi organises a “Tweetaton”               Sadly, the Day coincided with the inhumane and degrading punishment inflicted …

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IDAHOT Report 2016: Indonesia


To mark IDAHOT 2016 Indonesian national newspaper The Jakarta Post published a feature on life as a gay Indonesian. The long-form piece features interviews with LGBT Indonesians and hopes to raise awareness of the real life situations members of the Indonesian LGBT community live in. Read the article here.

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IDAHOT Events 2015: Indonesia

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In Malang, the Kojigema Institute had planned to hold the event  ‘Celebrate Our Gender’ on May 17, but due to intense intimidation and threats ahead of IDAHOT the talk show event had to be CANCELLED. In a joint statement the organisers say that on May 15 and May 16 members of the organising team received several phone calls in which they were urged not …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Indonesia

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Indonesia The commemoration of the IDAHOT 2014 took place in at least 17 cities in Indonesia, from Sumatra to Papua, and from May 7 to May 16. The events took place in 13 Indonesian regions (Medan-North Sumatra, Lampung-Sumatra, Jakarta-Java, Bandung-West Java, Solo-Central Java, Cirebon-West Java, Kupang-East Nusa Tenggara, Manado-North Sulawesi, North Minahasa-Sulawesi, South Minahasa-Sulawesi, Gorontalo-Sulawesi, Palu-Central Sulawesi, and Papua) was …

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