Indonesia’s Attorney General rejects LGBT+ discrimination

The Attorney General’s Office of Indonesia this week announced it had rescinded a job notice that barred LGBT+ job applicants and suggested homosexuality was a mental illness.

Indonesia’s National Human Rights Commission had urged the Attorney General to amend the ad.

This is the first time in over a year that a part of the Indonesian federal government has intervened positively on LGBT+ rights; the situation for LGBT+ people in Indonesia has become increasingly hostile since the beginning of 2016.

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