Eventually, it could cause unrest among young adult males who are unable to find partners.
On their websites and in a series of tweets, the group argued that lifestyles and thoughts influenced by feminism have caused prostitution among young girls and normalised LGBT and/or homosexuality.
The group cited the famous feminist slogan ‘My Body My Rights’ as one of the culprits of youth moral degradation.
Conservative attacks on homosexuality and LGBT in Indonesia have branched out into a broader assault on feminism and the intrusion of the state into previously private spheres of life, Hendri Yulius writes.
In the last year there have been consistent legal efforts to outlaw same-sex practices and LGBT identity in Indonesia.
To justify the arguments with more empirical evidence, AILA cites the growing number of divorces in Tangerang and Depok that have been initiated by the wives themselves.
The morality arguments that have focused on the perpetuation of traditional gender norms and the preservation of heterosexual family principles.
In doing so, they appeal to public and conservative public officials and successfully gain support from other conservative groups.
Another interesting aspect of the group is their clear anti-feminist stance – something that is worth examining to understand the current landscape of gender and sexuality in post-reformation Indonesia.
And while religious vigilante groups may be responsible for attacks and raids against queer-related events, it is an Islamic pro-family group, the Family Love Alliance (Aliansi Cinta Keluarga/AILA) that is the spearhead of the current attempt to criminalise homosexuality.