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Love

What It’s Like Finding Love When You’re HIV-Positive

Testing positive for HIV gave me a new appreciation for love and life.
Bara Birawa
2 hours ago
LGBTQ

Indonesians Are Turning To Exorcisms to ‘Cure’ Members of the LGBTQ Community

Muslim conversion therapists believe they can expel “deviant” sexual orientations using the power of religion.
Vania Evan
4 hours ago
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Indonesian Politician Hires Sex Worker Just to Prove Prevalence of Online Prostitution

He allegedly set up an elaborate sting operation just to prove that prostitution exists, exploiting a sex worker in the process.
Ikhwan Hastanto
2.7.20
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YouTubers Are Drinking Five Litres of Boba Milk Tea For No Reason

That’s roughly 360 grams or 86 teaspoons of sugar.
Ikhwan Hastanto
1.31.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesian Religious Leader Claims Meth is Halal

He sells the drug to students, saying it would increase their drive to study the Quran.
Ikhwan Hastanto
1.30.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Fear of the Coronavirus Sparks Racist Hashtags on Indonesian Social Media

Indonesia has no confirmed cases of the coronavirus, but now netizens are calling for a travel ban on Chinese nationals.
Ikhwan Hastanto
1.30.20
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Indonesian Government Deploys ‘Mosque Hunters’ Who Use Drones to Combat Radicalism

Indonesia is home to an estimated 700,000 mosques, and some of them are teeming with radical ideologies.
Adi Renaldi
1.22.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man With Expired Visa and No Money Stranded in Indonesia After Attempting to Swim to Australia

The 31-year-old Algerian national likely underestimated the 570-kilometre swim.
Vania Evan
1.21.20
Music

Uncovering The Origins of Punk Rock in Indonesia

It took nearly 20 years after the birth of punk for Indonesians to embrace the genre.
Alvin Yunata
1.20.20
Culture

A Marriage Ceremony for Rocks Is a Hotspot for Creatives in This Indonesian Village

Rocks are matched up and “wedded” at this bizarre cultural display.
Titah AW
1.20.20
Culture

We Visited a Mass Female Circumcision Ceremony in Indonesia

Parents bring girls as young as 3 months old to undergo the procedure that is known to cause sexual dysfunction, cysts, and birthing complications.
Adi Renaldi
1.13.20
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Britain’s ‘Most Prolific’ Rapist Was a Man Who Drugged and Raped 190 People

The Indonesian national was a doctoral student in the United Kingdom. Police uncovered over 3 terabytes of videos showing the attacks from his devices.
Ikhwan Hastanto
1.9.20
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