One of two Indonesian gay men is publicly caned for having sex, in a first for the Muslim-majority country where there are concerns over mounting hostility towards the gay community. Photo: AFP

Indonesia’s LGBT youth bears brunt of hostility towards gay and lesbian community

In the Muslim-majority country, religious fundamentalists continue to frame LGBT people as enemies, helping to fuel the growing intolerance of its homosexual community

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One of two Indonesian gay men is publicly caned for having sex, in a first for the Muslim-majority country where there are concerns over mounting hostility towards the gay community. Photo: AFP
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