I Was Never Alone

When I left my Indonesian hometown for the big city, I asked myself: what am I? The answer lay beyond the gender binary.

Growing Pains

Queer. Malay. Muslim. Growing up in Malaysia, I learned the hard way that this didn’t have to be a contradiction.

NN Explains: Authoritarianism

Unlike totalitarianism, there can be some degree of free speech and debate over policies in authoritarian systems. But those who challenge the leaders’ authority often become targets of physical or emotional abuse.


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Explore the personal and political through the eyes of Southeast Asian artists.

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One Day Out

“To everyone in the LGBTQIA+ community, especially those who are still in the closet: Happy Pride Month. You are valid. You are seen. You are loved.”