LGBT Rights Indonesia – Country turning against LGBT Community

By Beenish Ahmed Source: ThinkProgress It’s not easy being an LGBT person in Indonesia, and it’s only gotten harder in recent weeks. More than 89 percent of the country’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have been the victims of “psychological, physical, sexual, economic, and cultural abuse,” according to a survey conducted by Arus Pelangi, an Indonesian LGBT rights organization. The country’s vice president called for the United Nations to stop funding a program that is meant to end the stigma, discrimination, and violence LGBT people face in Indonesia. “What is most worrying is that they want to fight for

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