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When society deprives sexual minority groups of their rights

Modern Indonesia has inherited the values and representations of traditional Asia in the form of rules, in particular customary rules, habits and manners, which govern its citizen’s everyday lives. Because of this, many Indonesians consider sexual minority groups, such as homosexuals, moral and religious deviants.?

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31st July 2013 05:22

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

In Indonesia, the state produced and reproduced ideas of “the perfect sexuality” to society to prevent threats to the Indonesian family structure. Homosexuality, thus, is regarded as a common enemy and, automatically, a common threat. Confessions of homosexuality will sooner or later result in alienation by other family members, relatives, friends or even colleagues. Read more.