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Redefining Malay womanhood in Yasmin Ahmad’s films

Redefining Malay womanhood in Yasmin Ahmad’s films

A critique of the late Yasmin Ahmad’s portrayal of Malay womanhood in her “Orked trilogy”.

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Attacking Women with Words: Why We Should Rage Against the Ridicule

Attacking Women with Words: Why We Should Rage Against the Ridicule

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s unacceptable “joke”.

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#LoyarEqual: The Struggles of Trans-Feminism in Malaysia

#LoyarEqual: The Struggles of Trans-Feminism in Malaysia

Rigid ideas about biological sex and gender in Malaysia are barriers to social justice and equality.

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#LoyarEqual: Stereotip

#LoyarEqual: Stereotip

Stereotip adalah salah satunya punca kesemua bentuk diskriminasi terhadap wanita.

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#LoyarEqual: How I lost my first real job

#LoyarEqual: How I lost my first real job

Bullies. There’s no way to retaliate against them. Not even with a middle finger.

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#LoyarEqual: The Long Road To Equality

#LoyarEqual: The Long Road To Equality

Malaysia seems gender equal enough, but on closer inspection sexism is rife and insidious.

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#LoyarEqual: Unless we respect sex workers, we will never respect all women

#LoyarEqual: Unless we respect sex workers, we will never respect all women

It’s time to end the sexual double standard and start respecting sex workers as people.

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#LoyarEqual: Feminism Is For Everybody

#LoyarEqual: Feminism Is For Everybody

There’s no need to fear feminism. Equality benefits everybody.

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#LoyarEqual: Ironi

#LoyarEqual: Ironi

Ironi adalah lelaki yang menggelar diri mangsa bila tubuh wanita yang binasa.

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#LoyarEqual: Mak Labu, Mak Kundur

#LoyarEqual: Mak Labu, Mak Kundur

Ikhlas Abdul Hadi imagines an alternative storyline to a popular Malay folk tale.

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#LoyarEqual | Feminism : the Myths, Misconceptions and Realities (Part 1)

#LoyarEqual | Feminism : the Myths, Misconceptions and Realities (Part 1)

Feminism is too easy to misunderstand. Why?

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#LoyarEqual | Curator’s Welcome Message

#LoyarEqual | Curator’s Welcome Message

LoyarEqual is ON! Buzz words include equality and inclusivity.

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Invitation to All: “PAINT IT PURPLE” CUPCAKE PARTY 2011

Invitation to All: “PAINT IT PURPLE” CUPCAKE PARTY 2011

Time to Wear Purple for a Good Cause

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Call for articles: #LoyarEqual – Feminist and women’s rights week on LoyarBurok

Call for articles: #LoyarEqual – Feminist and women’s rights week on LoyarBurok

Feminism and Women’s Rights are coming to LB from 17th to 23rd October!

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Malaysian Idol

Malaysian Idol

The danger of heroes and heroines.

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Stop Bullying the Bersih Women!

Stop Bullying the Bersih Women!

Persecution of Ambiga Sreenevasan, Maria Chin Abdullah and female detainees are signs of a state that preys on women!

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Job Vacancy: Mothers

Job Vacancy: Mothers

Happy Mothers’ Day from all of us at LoyarBurok!

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Two Women, Two Tribes and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part IX) – finale

Two Women, Two Tribes and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part IX) – finale

During the Soviet-backed Derg regime under the government of Mengistu Haile Mariam (1975-1991), the Mursi had been told to abandon their practise of lip-plate because it was seen as a symbol of backwardness. Apparently, threats were issued by a regional government official that whoever continued to stretch their lips would have their lower lips cut off entirely, served as a lesson to others.

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When does the violence begin?

When does the violence begin?

Art + Activism inches frame by frame towards you tonight, on the eve of Women’s Day. Come be the first to watch all 3 videos by Stop Motion Project at 9pm @ MAP. Fashion giveaways by Chic Yamada to be won at our Q&A!

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Two Women, Two Tribes and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part VIII)

Two Women, Two Tribes and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part VIII)

He laughed along good naturedly as soon as he realised that the cat had been led out of the bag. The sparkle in his eyes told me that he is an intelligent man with a great sense of humour. I asked him for his name and he told me he is Uleketele and I wrote it down immediately on my notebook. From then onwards, he would often come to me and asked me to show him his name on my notebook and to read it out loud. It delighted him immensely to look at his own name, written in Roman alphabets and hearing the sound of it from a farenji’s mouth.

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