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LGBTQ

Is ‘New Malaysia’ Already Failing to Protect Its LGBTQ Community?

The election was supposed to usher in a new age of human rights. So then why is KL’s LGBTQ community fearful of raids and calls to remain hidden?
Skot Thayer
1.24.19
equality

How Sexual and Reproductive Rights are Essential to Achieving Gender Equality

We need to do something about these horrifying violations of inalienable human rights.
Sharon Shum
12.4.18
LGBTQ

It Keeps Getting Worse for Indonesia's LGBTQ Community

This election is pouring fuel on an already raging fire.
Adi Renaldi
11.30.18
crime

A Gay Couple Were Just Arrested in Indonesia Over a Pro-LGBTQ Facebook Group

Is nowhere safe anymore?
VICE Staff
10.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sharia Court Canes Lesbian Couple as Malaysia Slides Toward Wider Anti-LGBTQ Crackdown

Authorites struck two women with a rattan cane six times each in the first such punishment for women accused of engaging in lesbian sex.
VICE Staff
9.4.18
LGBTQ

Two Gay Men Caned Under Sharia Law In Aceh, Once Again

Indonesia's anti-LGBTQ crackdown continues with the latest public display in its only Sharia province.
Hendri Abik
7.18.18
LGBTQ

In the Age of Influencers, Queer Indonesians Still Can't be Themselves

Brands want to hire them for their aesthetics, but not their queerness.
Bintang Lestada
6.6.18
Sharia Law

There's a Battle Brewing Over Whether or Not the Public Can View Sharia Canings In Aceh

And, like everything these days, it has a lot to do with next year's presidential election.
Sattwika Duhita
4.26.18
Homophobia

The VICE Guide to Writing an Op-Ed About Indonesia's LGBTQ Community

The opinion piece that House Speaker Bambang Soesatyo wrote earlier this week has major flaws. We fixed them.
Syarafina Vidyadhana
2.7.18
LGBTQ

Indonesia Wants to Ban Gay Dating Apps, Again

The country has been trying to block LGBTQ-friendly social networking apps for years. Now, with the help of Google, it may succeed.
Adi Renaldi
2.5.18
indonesia

Indonesia Is Closer Than Ever Before to Passing New Laws That Could Change Everything

The revised Criminal Code offers a startling look into one possible future for Indonesia.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
2.2.18
LGBTQ

Sulawesi's Trans Community Fights Back Against Increasing Hostility

Decades-old traditions in South Sulawesi, like trans beauty pageants, are being targeted by authorities. But the trans community isn't ready to give up.
Adi Renaldi
1.24.18
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