At the same time that I knew I was destined to be a musician I also started telling people to call me a boy. By FARIS SAAD.
In Malaysia, many LGBTQ+ persons face discrimination and hatred. Having had lived through hardships, what do we wish we knew when we were growing up? By PLUHO.
“Dulu para peserta dinilai berdasarkan kecantikan, penampilan, pakaian, dan keyakinan diri. Di pentas Ikon TW pula setiap peserta dinilai lebih dari itu.” Oleh DINA SALVATORE PATTINSON.
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By F.C. Kumar. For gay men like me, maintaining celibacy is a long drawn and eternal struggle. While some religions like mine allow for sexual relations within marriages, LGBTIQ+ people who choose to be true to our sexuality and identity won’t enjoy this same leeway in this country.
By PLUHO. If dating is hard, then dating as an LGBTQ+ person in Malaysia is impossible! We have to put up with so much more nonsense than our straight compatriots. …
“Mel, I think I’m gay.” I stared at you for a long time. You looked away from me. It was our year of trying everything once. I thought you were just trying it out. But you were sure that you were not sure. As unsure as you were scared.
“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.”