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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?


How Sexual and Reproductive Rights are Essential to Achieving Gender Equality

We need to do something about these horrifying violations of inalienable human rights.


It Keeps Getting Worse for Indonesia's LGBTQ Community

This election is pouring fuel on an already raging fire.


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.


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.


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

Brands want to hire them for their aesthetics, but not their queerness.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.