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2016/12/15 | Melvin Wah

Stubbornly Separate: A Symbol of Defiance in Singapore

The Potong Pasir estate has long looked, felt, and behaved differently from other parts of Singapore. Melvin Wah takes a look at the history of this unusual area and why it stands apart in Singaporean society and politics.

2016/12/15 | Zhang Lijie

From China to America: The Parallel Lives of Two Disabled Women

Two childhood friends reconnect after a decade apart, living their lives on opposite sides of the globe.

2016/12/14 | TNL Staff

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2016/12/13 | Hsu Chia-yu

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2016/12/12 | TNL Staff

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2016/12/12 | Chu Chenge

Incomplete and Opaque: The Problems with China’s Porn Laws

Ill-defined standards of so-called sexual content leave legal professionals baffled.

2016/12/10 | M. Bob Kao

Tsai's Betrayal: Politics Dampens Hope for Marriage Equality in Taiwan

'Even if marriage equality were to be realized this time around, which appears increasingly unlikely, the LGBTQ community will not easily forget Tsai’s betrayal.'

2016/12/09 | ZiQing Low

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2016/12/09 | Sofia Ropek Hewson

BOOK REVIEW: 'Sex, Needs and Queer Culture: From Liberation to the Post-Gay'

If corporate backing for Pride events is one example of queer subcultures becoming increasingly commercialized, does this threaten the capacity to resist or might capitalism be progressive for queer subjects? In 'Sex, Needs and Queer Culture: From Liberation to the Post-Gay' David Alderson draws upon the work of Herbert Marcuse and Raymond Williams to examine processes of assimilation and resistance as well as the distinctions between countercultural and subcultural movements. Although she questions the particular focus on gay male culture, Sofia Ropek Hewson welcomes this rich and absorbing text for probing into the present relationship between capitalism, queer culture and political resistance.

2016/12/08 | Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文)

It’s Make or Break Time for Marriage Equality in Taiwan

By the end of the day on December 17, we’ll know if marriage equality is doomed to fail.   

2016/12/08 | Yi Heng

How Blocking Porn Affects Chinese Attitudes to Sex

For many couples, exposure to explicit content is distorting sexual expectations.

2016/12/08 | Firliana Purwanti

Happily Ever After Divorce

'Unless we change our current perception of gender roles, the only way a woman can live happily is after her divorce.'