There are some LGBT people in the media, and the national government has allowed a discreet LGBT community to exist, who sometimes organises public events. Around the world Intersex rights Transgender rights movement.
Archived from the original on 21 February The most active opposition has come from majority-Islamic groups, with Majelis Ulama Indonesiathe country's top Muslim clerical body, calling for the criminalisation of homosexuality.
Barash 19 November Reliable data as to the size of the gay and lesbian population are of value in informing public policy. Ganna et al. Archived from the original on 8 August When the researchers looked at the overall genetic similarity of individuals who had had a same-sex experience, genetics seemed to account for between 8 and 25 percent of the behavior.
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Patterson for the American Psychological Association found that the available data did not suggest higher rates of homosexuality among the children of lesbian or gay parents. Archived from the original on 11 October Gallup's LGBT estimates are based on those respondents who say "yes" when asked, "Do you, personally, identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender?
The results demonstrate the complexity of human sexuality, says Ganna. Retrieved 18 February BBC Indonesia in Indonesian. Patrick Grzanka, Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of Tennessee, for instance, has shown that some people who believe that homosexuality is innate still hold negative views of gays.