Sex clampdown proposed in Indonesia

Wockner, Rex
October 2003
Gay & Lesbian Times;10/9/2003, Issue 824, p32
Reports that Indonesia's Justice Ministry has drafted laws to ban premarital sex, extramarital sex living together without being married, reneging on a promise to marry, visiting a prostitute, performing as a stripper, witchcraft and promotion of communism. Reason why gay sex would not be considered to be premarital or extramarital sex; Opposition of the Indonesian Bar Association and the Indonesian Lawyers Association to the proposals.


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