Homophobia

Far-Right Extremism

We Analyzed More Than 1 Million Comments on 4chan. Hate Speech There Has Spiked by 40% Since 2015.

Violent threats against minorities have also proliferated on the anonymous message board.
Rob Arthur
7.11.19
LGBTQ

I Was Bullied as a Gay Teen and It Also Made Me Want to End My Life

For several queer Indian youth, growing up means developing a thick skin against bullies. But not everyone gets past them.
Navin Noronha
7.10.19
LGBTQ

Indonesian Prison Officials Believe Inmates Are 'Turning Gay' After Sleeping Next To The Same Sex

If that’s the case, shouldn’t prisons be full of gay people, since overcrowded conditions force inmates to sleep in cramped cells?
Ikhwan Hastanto
7.10.19
LGBTQ

How Homophobic Small Towns in India Celebrate Pride

In these conservative and orthodox pockets, LGBTQ communities find other ways to make their voices heard.
Pallavi Pundir
7.5.19
LGBT

There’s Never Been a Pride March in Indonesia. Here’s Why Movements Are Shrinking

In recent years, it’s gotten harder for the LGBTQ community in Indonesia to amplify its voice. But they’ve found a creative way to keep advocating.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
7.5.19
the internet

The Insults You Can and Cannot Use

Sorry! These are the rules now!
James Greig
6.13.19
Technology

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”
Mack Lamoureux
6.7.19
News

An Indonesian Police Officer Has Been Fired For Being Gay

The former policeman, who had been in the job for a decade, has filed a complaint to the National Human Rights Commission.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
5.20.19
video

Madame X: The Rise and Fall of Indonesia's Queer Cinema

We talk to experts about the past, present and future of LGBTQ representation in Indonesian cinema.
VICE Staff
5.5.19
LGBTQ

For Gay Men in Indonesia, There's No Place Safer Than Twitter

It's the only place where we can feel like we belong to a community—but without the pressure of revealing everything about ourselves.
Amahl S. Azwar
5.2.19
LGBTQ

Five Queer British Muslims On The LGBTQ+ Lessons Row

"Queer Muslim voices in this debate are the most important. We can’t continue to have conversations about marginalised groups without them leading those conversations."
Salma Haidrani
3.29.19
politics

Brunei’s New Anti-LGBTQ Law Introduces Stoning and Whipping

The law is set to take effect next week.
Mustika Hapsoro
Edoardo Liotta
3.27.19
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