LGBT Community in Bali

Information on groups, social clubs and links for gay men, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people in Bali...

Although Bali does not have a large gay community, the area around Seminyak in the south of Bali has a number of gay bars and spas on the street Jalan Abimanyu (Jl. Dhyana Pura).

Southern Bali also has some gay hotels and a number of gay friendly hotels.

Same-sex marriage and civil unions are not recognised in Indonesia. Same-sex adoption is not allowed.

Gay Guides and Networks

Lesbian and Gay Associations

  • Bali Gay and Lesbian Business Association (BGLBA): Offers business interactions between members and provides information and assistance to visitors
  • Institut Pelangi Perempuan: Centre for information for the lesbian community in Bali
    Postal Address: Lembayung Dewata, P.O. Box 269, Singaraja, Bali 8110
  • Gaya Dewata: AIDS association in Bali
    At: Jalan Suti No. 132, Denpasar 
    Tel: (0361) 234 525