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Viewpoint: Gays are us: LGBT rights are human rights

  • Julia Suryakusuma

Jakarta | Wed, October 31 2012 | 09:56 am

PREMIUM Have you ever felt different, awkward, embarrassed and alone? Have you wanted to be someone else, perhaps even harbored thoughts of suicide because you were different and not accepted for who you are?

Let’s face it, it’s hard enough at times to be a human being, but if you happen to be gay, these feelings may dog you throughout your entire life.

We all know that LGBTIQ (lesbian...