Anti-LGBT rhetoric to spike ahead of elections
Nurul Fitri Ramadhani and Ina Parlina
The Jakarta Post
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are in for another wave of hateful rhetoric aimed at them in the public sphere, with the country set to hold its second round of concurrent elections early next year, says the US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW).
“Not only in Indonesia, but also in other countries, we usually see that politicians use [LGBT issues] to their advantage. It ...