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Indonesia Province to Punish Gay Sex By Caning

By Fakhrurradzie Gade | Sep 27
Lawmakers in a conservative Muslim Indonesian province passed a law Saturday that punishes gay sex by public caning and subjects non-Muslims to the region's strict interpretation of Islamic sharia law.

Indonesian Province Considers Caning for Gay Sex

By Fakhrurradzie Gade and Niniek Karmini | Sep 24
Men and women caught having homosexual sex could be publicly caned in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province if an Islam-inspired draft law is approved this week.

PA Screens Queer Women of Indonesia Documentary

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 3
The lives of eight queer women in Indonesia unfold when Laura Cohn screens the documentary "Children of Srikandi" on Dec. 5.

Rediscovering Bali’s Serenity

After four years, I was back in Bali to relive a memory of a walk through the rice fields near the town of Ubud. My disappointment may have started with the bizarre signposts, on a dirt path in the rice paddies, advertising Italian restaurants.

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