The Muslim nation has threatened to make the platform inaccessible due to one gay artist and his comic strips
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A newly instated Indonesia Tumblr ban has completely blocked the popular microblogging and social media platform from the Asian nation because of its porn
One liberal politician says that the new Indonesia gay sex law won’t criminalize private sex acts, but recent events in the island nation suggest otherwise
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Though Indonesia is a popular tourist destination, gay people may want to think twice about visiting. In the province of Aceh, being gay is punishable by 100 lashes with a cane. And tourists are not exempt from this law.
Thankfully, even though homosexuality is illegal in Indonesia, gay Indonesians are fighting back. Gay Indonesia is represented by groups like Arus Pelangi, who are fighting against the right-wing religious zealots who want to punish people for living their lives.
Homophobia in Indonesia continues despite the fact that their discrimination costs the country up to $12 Billion — with a B — a year. Hating gay Indonesians comes with a hefty price tag.
Still, this backwards, costly policy continues. The anti-gay crackdown continues — including in the capital city of Jakarta — including a new taskforce set to punish LGBTQ Indonesians. Hopefully groups like Arus Pelangi and Amnesty International can stop the hate, and keep this beautiful country from sullying itself further with homophobia and religious zealotry.