Authorities on the Indonesian island of Bali recently announced they would be investigating a villa that marketed itself to the LGBT community. Photo: Shutterstock Authorities on the Indonesian island of Bali recently announced they would be investigating a villa that marketed itself to the LGBT community. Photo: Shutterstock
Authorities on the Indonesian island of Bali recently announced they would be investigating a villa that marketed itself to the LGBT community. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
Opinion

Opinion

Destinations known by Mercedes Hutton

In Bali, LGBT businesses targeted for catering to the gay community and ‘tainting tourism’

  • Indonesia’s Island of the Gods has long been touted as one of Asia’s top gay destinations
  • But even Bali is not immune from the nation’s growing anti-LGBT sentiment

Authorities on the Indonesian island of Bali recently announced they would be investigating a villa that marketed itself to the LGBT community. Photo: Shutterstock Authorities on the Indonesian island of Bali recently announced they would be investigating a villa that marketed itself to the LGBT community. Photo: Shutterstock
Authorities on the Indonesian island of Bali recently announced they would be investigating a villa that marketed itself to the LGBT community. Photo: Shutterstock
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Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton is a Hong Kong-based journalist. She joined the Post in 2018, where she writes about culture, the environment and history for Post Magazine, and covers travel and tourism in Asia in a weekly column, Destinations Known.