Official Statement by Aliança Nacional LGBTI+ About President Jair Bolsonaro’s Escalating Intolerance of Diversity

Brazil demands respect for diversity: we will not accept attitudes and actions linked to racism, machismo, discriminations against lesbian women, gay men, bisexual men and women, transgender and intersex persons (LGBTI+), nor any other attitudes that promote hate. 

Indonesia: North Sumatra University breaks up student forum on LGBT literature

Shortly after disbanding its student press, Suara USU, for publishing an LGBT-themed short story, North Sumatra University (USU) has barred former members of the now-defunct press organization from holding discussions on LGBT issues.

Indonesia: 'Suara USU' student website faces permit revocation for LGBT-themed story

The rector of state-run North Sumatra University (USU), Runtung Sitepu, has threatened to revoke the publishing permit of the campus’ student website, Suara USU, after the news outlet published a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)-themed short story.