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LGBTI Discrimination

Green senator Janet Rice

Greens condemn ‘appalling’ LGBTI abuse in Indonesia

Greens senator Janet Rice has written to the Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, calling for action against Indonesia for the discrimination of its LGBTI community. Last weekend, police in the Indonesian province of Aceh conducted raids on beauty salons and detained a number of transgender women, forcibly cutting their hair and making them wear male …

Indonesian Police Arrest 58 At ‘Gay Spa’

Indonesian police have detained 58 men, including several foreigners, in a raid on a venue they claim is a “gay spa”. Police raided a building in capital city Jakarta on Friday that houses a sauna and a gym after they received information from the public that it was being used for prostitution. A Jakarta Police …

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Cher Rips Into Donald Trump: ‘Oh, Come On!’

Cher has responded to Donald Trump’s pledge to “protect our LGBTQ citizens from the violence and oppression of a hateful foreign ideology” at last month’s Republican National Convention. The singer’s response? “Oh come on!” she told MSNBC this week. “He says those letters [LGBTQ] like a child that is just learning the alphabet. And then …