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Indonesia’s Constitutional Court has narrowly rejected a push by an Islamic activist group to ban gay and extramarital sex in the country.


Indonesian police have detained 58 men, including several foreigners, in a raid on a venue they claim is a “gay spa”. Police raided a building in capital city Jakarta on Friday that houses a sauna and a gym after they received information from the public that it was being used for prostitution. A Jakarta Police …


A group of Egyptian men have undergone forced anal examinations after they were arrested for waving a rainbow flag at a concert in Cairo, human rights group Amnesty International says. The flags were flown during a recent concert by Mashrou’ Leila, a Lebanese alternative rock band with an openly gay lead singer. According to reports, …