By KAREN WONG. A counsellor shares tips on how to expect from our friends, family, and our government without having to resort to totally no expectations.
by JUSTICE FOR SISTERS. Things you need to know about Malaysia’s upcoming 3rd Universal Periodic Review at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Oleh PANG KHEE TEIK. “Komuniti LGBT Malaysia terus berjuang untuk anakmu, ibumu, masyarakatmu, walaupun rasa takut kehilangan keluarga dan masyarakat sendiri terus membelenggu kami.”
Oleh AIMAN AZAHARI. Manusia seperti Fadiah, Numan, saya dan ramai lagi boleh mengartikulasikan pendapat kami seteguh-teguhnya, tapi berapa ramai yang boleh diubah cara pemikirannya hanya melalui perbincangan?
By SHANTI GOVINDARAJU. We can raise our children to be the change we want – and need – to see.
Many Malaysians are urging Syed Saddiq to uphold principles of fairness, equality, and meritocracy, and retain Numan in his team.
Compiled by RYAN ONG. “For queer people who have endured traumas and rejections from families, Raya sometimes amplifies these feelings.”
Oleh JAG. “Turut membimbangkan, isu berkenaan zina dan LGBT digunakan untuk mengalihkan perhatian orang awam dari isu utama di sini, iaitu isu perkahwinan kanak-kanak.”
By ANTHONY CHONG. “While I found someone to guide me to be an independent deaf person, I could not find anyone who could guide me to be an independent gay person.”
Oleh REGINA IBRAHIM. “Bagi negara seperti Malaysia kita jarang didedahkan tentang hal ini mungkin demi menjaga maruah keluarga dan ia bagaikan rahsia yang wajib disimpan rapat.”
By FARIS SAAD. “Even if I lost everything else, I would still have my core group of friends who accept me as my handsome self. Without them, and without music, I wouldn’t have had the courage to transition.”
By JULYA OUI. “From having a queer family I had to come back to my immediate family. From having friends all over the city I came back to none. From living with my soul mate I came back to being alone.”
By JEROME KUGAN. “I couldn’t sing or write about the virus that was inside me, but somehow I could draw it out. And that was what I did.”
By FARIS SAAD. “I substituted my longing to be a boy with plotting to start a band. I soothed my dysphoria with music.”