By PANG KHEE TEIK. “We have been taught from young to believe that our measure of worth comes from others: our teachers, our bosses, our government. But it is our parents who are the first teachers of this dependency.”
“One good thing about living in Sarawak is that the general attitude is quite open-minded and tolerant, if not accepting. I see it in the way we treat different people from different race, gender, and age. I hope the whole country can head in the direction of Sarawak.”
This popular short story by Brian Gomez first appeared 9 years ago in Body 2 Body: A Malaysian Queer Anthology. It is still as funny and relevant today.