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Indonesian City Plans to Fine Residents for 'LGBT Behavior'

An Indonesian city has approved a bylaw to fine gay or transgender people up to 1 million rupiah ($70) for behavior that could "disturb public order" or be considered immoral, the city's deputy mayor said on Friday. The regulation is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the world's largest Muslim-majority country. Homosexuality is not regulated by law in Indonesia, except...

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