ADDED ON: 01/04/2023

Jokowi’s son-in-law blasted for saying Indonesia’s Medan is ‘anti-LGBT’

01/03/2022 | South China Morning Post

The mayor of Medan has attracted criticism for describing the Indonesian city as “LGBT-free” and spewing a homophobic diatribe at men who spent New Year’s Eve cosying up to each other. Bobby Nasution, the son-in-law of President Joko Widodo, also said same-sex marriage was inappropriate in Indonesian culture. “On my walk here from the mayor’s office, I saw men being affectionate with each other. That is unacceptable. There’s no LGBT in Medan, we are anti-LGBT,” Bobby said on Monday in a video posted on Twitter.


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