Cat Thomas
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Cat Thomas is a freelance journalist based in Taipei. She covers anything from culture to tech to travel, and sometimes all of those combined if she can swing it.
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2018/11/26 | Cat Thomas
Govt Sidesteps Energy Referendums as Pro-Nuclear Group Mulls Further Action
Flush from referendum success, a pro-nuclear group is suggesting a further plebiscite on restarting construction of the fourth nuclear power plant if the government doesn't adjust its energy policy of its own accord.
2018/11/26 | Cat Thomas
Pro-LGBT Group Demands Investigation amid Allegations of Election Misconduct
Responding to complaints from the public, the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights is urging
2018/11/25 | Cat Thomas
On the Front Lines of Taiwan's Chaotic Referendums
A chaotic day of referendum voting demands changes to a system that few people managed to grasp.
2018/11/16 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Ellery & Yolanda on Dragging Taiwan Towards LGBT Acceptance
As Taiwan gears up for referendum questions covering marriage equality and gender equity education in schools, Taipei’s only out drag couple to talk about their experiences growing up in New Taipei and Wisconsin.
2018/10/27 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Steven Crook & Katy Hui-wen Hung on ‘A Culinary History of Taipei’
Catch up with the authors of a seminal book introducing the surprisingly diverse culinary history of Taipei and Taiwan to a global audience.
2018/10/25 | Cat Thomas
Out in Taiwan: Standing for Equality with Fashion Photographer Leslie Kee
As Pride approaches, world-famous fashion photographer Leslie Kee is casting Taiwan's LGBT community in its very best light.
2018/10/12 | Cat Thomas
Is Taipei American School Sitting on a Pot of Gold?
Asian flush is more serious health condition than many believe, but a team at TAS has derived a handy solution that has the potential to be a commercial success.
2018/09/30 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Down and Dirty with Taipei Drag Star Magnolia La Manga
We talk to a Taiwan drag icon about 15 years at the heart of a vibrant scene, LGBT rights, performing with Jolin Tsai, and spreading the word to the next generation.
2018/05/11 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Urban Nomad Subverts, Inspires, Strengthens
This year's offerings cover dashcams, porn, punk and violent revolutions.
2017/11/17 | Cat Thomas
Shopping, Sleeping, and Not Driving Drunk: Taipei Startups to Watch Out For
We look at four emerging companies from this year's MeetTaipei startup festival that are on track to profitability.