The national Criminal Code does not prohibit private, non-commercial homosexual relations between consenting adults. CNN Indonesia in Indonesian. As ofno law exists to protect Indonesia citizens from discrimination or harassment on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. It is a shame that Indonesia is so conservative and people have to hide. Indonesia allows its provincial governments to establish certain Islamic-based laws, such as criminal sanctions for homosexuality. Until recently, the depiction of LGBT people was quite visible in Indonesian media, especially in television, with popular TV personalities, hosts, artist and celebrities with effeminate demeanors, or even cross-dressers, were quite common in Indonesian television shows. Anyway its interesting Reply.
The court rejected to amend the law, and held that the issue was a matter for the Indonesian Legislature.
Indonesian city to fine LGBT residents for disturbing 'public order'
The legislation is supported by all of the 10 political parties of the country, and is expected to pass before Valentines Day. Traditionally, Indonesians are quite tolerant towards LGBT people who keep quiet and stay discreet about their private lives. So respecting basic cultural norms like this, anyone would be fine. Stefan Arestis on 16 April, at 2: Retrieved 5 September I wish that people could see past anything other how a person treats you and the love they can give you.
Toni 2 Aussie Travellers on 23 January, at 9: Officials have stated this is being done to create a deterrent against being transgender, and that continual violations will result in jail time. Homosexuality and cross-dressing remain taboo and periodically LGBT people become the targets of local religious laws or fanatical vigilante groups. But gay is not only at Bali. During our travels in Baliwe met local boy Joko who agreed to tell us about his life growing up as gay in Indonesia. Covered in this article: Very interesting fact about the special gay language!