Watch this Topic. Retrieved 18 December Most of major political parties and politicians remain silent in the cause of LGBT rights. I rarely answer the forum if its only about the ittinerary or holiday because everyone can answer it. My partner and I have paid a deposit for accommodation and paid for our plane fares.
Firstly, so you know where I'm coming from - I'm a gay Australian man, with great interest in Indonesiaand I am currently learning Indonesian. Human rights language is increasingly deployed to advocate for the protection and recognition of LGBT people.
In Acehand for Muslims in the city of Palembanghomosexuality is illegal under Islamic Sharia law, and punishable by flogging. Discover Thomson Reuters. Archived from the original on 21 February
I agree that Ipex's post is terrific. Aceh Provincial Website. Thanks for this story. The national Criminal Code does not prohibit private, non-commercial homosexual relations between consenting adults. It is so rich in scenery, culture, diversity and interest - and all the Indonesians I've met in Australia have been very nice people.
By the way, you know what? Due to the lack of sex education in Indonesian schools, there is little knowledge of the disease among the general population.
The gay and lesbian movement in Indonesia is one of the oldest and largest in Southeast Asia. Archived from the original on 5 September While Indonesia has allowed private and consensual sexual relations between persons of the same sex, it has a higher age of consent for same-sex relations than for heterosexual relations 17 for heterosexuals and 18 for homosexuals.
Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort. Aside from the family principle, LGBT has also been recognized as a serious threat to traditional gender norms. Alongside the international media hysteria on the issue, it should be noticed that the criminalization in these cases is actually deployed through the anti-pornography law and the information and electronic transaction law .