Dec 01, 2021 Last Updated 12:15 AM, Dec 1, 2021

Society

(A history of) containment on Galang Island

Rapid construction of a COVID-19 hospital is a rare good news story for the government but the motives behind it remain unclear

Counterfeit fashion is hot property

Indonesian youth are buying more fake fashion despite some awareness of its harmful impacts

Photo essay: Jakarta's youth use trash to shape their futures

The mentors and interns at Ffrash are empowering themselves within the waste economy and striving to better society

Memotret seksualitas di Indonesia

Di tengah meningkatnya pelecehan dan pengawasan seksualitas, keragaman seksual dan pemberdayaan seksual menemukan ruangnya di Indonesia

Sexualities in Indonesia

Despite increasingly worrying levels of harassment and surveillance, sexual diversity and sexual empowerment are finding spaces in Indonesia

Wives and mothers and HIV

To combat HIV in Indonesia, wives and mothers must not be idealised and considered immune

Providing hope

Outreach workers have much to offer in providing HIV care to men who have sex with men

HIV stigma muting progress

Though HIV awareness is improving, the stigma makes testing less comfortable and treatments less popular

Hip-hop: a missed opportunity

Hip-hop should be combating, not reinforcing, the problem of sexual violence in West Papua

Queering piety

There is no singular understanding of moral piety for queer Muslims 

Online hate speech

News media has helped drive a dramatic rise in online anti-LGBT hate speech

Combatting HIV online

HIV prevention tactics remain inappropriate for many young men who have sex with men

Pelakor dan Instagram

Bahasa yang kita gunakan di media sosial ternyata sangat bias jender dalam memosisikan kaum perempuan dan melepaskan tanggung jawab kaum lelaki dalam narasi perselingkuhan

Kebebasan pada komunitas gay di Paris

Beberapa lelaki gay Indonesia pindah ke luar negeri untuk menjalani kehidupan gay yang lebih sederhana dan terbuka

Kekuatiran tentang queer

Citra nasional Indonesia mengecualikan banyak orang, dalam kontradiksi yang jelas dengan undang-undang dan prinsip-prinsipnya

Memerangi HIV dengan menggunakan internet

Taktik pencegahan HIV masih tetap tidak memadai untuk LSL muda 

Stigma menghambat kemajuan penanggulangan HIV

Meskipun kesadaran meningkat, stigma membuat tes HIV menjadi kurang nyaman dan perawatan menjadi kurang populer

Hip-hop: peluang yang terlewatkan

Hip-hop seharusnya menjadi alat untuk memerangi kasus kekerasan seksual di Papua, bukannya malah mendukung lahirnya kasus-kasus serupa

Budaya populer queer

Ruang-ruang baru ekspresi queer melalui idola Korea dan komik bromance Jepang

Pemberi harapan 

Petugas penjangkauan  memberikan harapan bagi lelaki yang berhubungan seks dengan lelaki (LSL) dalam penanganan dan pencegahan HIV 

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'Spilling the tea' on sexual violence

Nov 17, 2021 - ANDI MISBAHUL PRATIWI & NIKODEMUS NIKO

Education Minister Nadiem Makarim’s recent acknowledgement of a ‘sexual violence pandemic’ on the nation’s campuses follows a growing wave of victims speaking out and not without risk

Reinforcing gendered roles in lockdown abroad

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The experiences of Indonesian migrant mothers in NZ’s pandemic reveal that the ideals of Ibuism endure

The isolation poems by Putu Oka Sukanta

Oct 09, 2021 - PUTU OKA SUKANTA, VANNESSA HEARMAN & KIERNAN BOX

Poems by Putu Oka Sukanta were translated by Vannessa Hearman and Kiernan Box with commentary written by Vannessa Hearman based on her interview with the poet.

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