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Will the First Ever Transgender MP Be the One and Only in ASEAN?

The predominantly Catholic nation of the Philippines recently took an historical step by electing a transgender woman, Geraldine Roman, to the House of Representative in May 2016. She is not only the first transgender woman to be come a Member … Continue reading

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SAM RAINSY AND KEM SOKHA:COUNTERPART OR SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT?

an Analysis By Seng Sovannarith* In the last days of the recent election campaign in Cambodia, Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha often showed up together, creating an image of a perfect pair that will be able to lead Cambodia. However, … Continue reading

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“Yet, still we dance!”

April 2, 2013 (Bangkok) – It was clear that “Stigma and Discrimination” impacts on the rights and lives of sex workers andtheir families in all ASEAN countries. This is the beginning of why sex worker groups in ASEAN countries have … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with LGBT ?

Reading this article in the link below. Anti-gay musical tours Malaysian schools and universities Human-rights groups fear increase in violence towards LGBT community after latest state-backed propaganda http://m.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/mar/28/anti-gay-lgbt-musical-malaysia I can’t help feeling bad with this propoganda.  Nothing wrong with LGBT … Continue reading

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