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Liberal, Muslim, feminist, and comfortable

Liberal, Muslim, feminist, and comfortable

DATIN Paduka Marina Mahathir is a renowned and often controversial Malaysian activist, writer, and commentator. She has worked in a variety of fields, from heading the Malaysian AIDS Council, to kicking off the successful feminist television programme 3R, to holding a bi-weekly column in The Star. She is currently a board member for Muslim women’s […]

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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Lessons from the Seksualiti Merdeka controversy

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Lessons from the Seksualiti Merdeka controversy

Open-ended vs. close-ended democracy?

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Nasihat tentang golongan songsang

Nasihat tentang golongan songsang

PENING kepala saya baru-baru ini bila tercetus huru-hara tentang “pesta seks bebas” yang kononnya diadakan di Kuala Lumpur. Mula-mula saya rasa mustahil ada orang berani berbuat demikian di tengah-tengah bandaraya KL, tapi hari demi hari ada saja berita tentang golongan “songsang” dan “luar tabii” yang mengangjurkan pesta ini. Lalu saya pun cuba mengetahui dengan lebih […]

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Who is proselytising?

Who is proselytising?

A FEW weeks ago, I took an English friend to visit the National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur before the zohor prayers. At the entrance, my friend, a practising Christian from the Church of England, was given a purple robe to wear — I assume because he was wearing knee-length shorts and I was in full-length […]

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Nasihat tentang filem hantu

Nasihat tentang filem hantu

SEBAGAI peminat pementasan teater The Woman in Black, berdasarkan novel oleh Susan Hill, saya pun tergedik-gediklah mencari maklumat terkini tentang adaptasi filem yang dibintangi Daniel Radcliffe. Entah bagaimana, terpesong pula dan terus khusyuk membaca nasihat terbaru daripada kolumnis pujaan ramai, Kak Nora. Ikuti pendapatnya tentang fenomena filem hantu. Assalamualaikum Kak Nora, Wassup, kak? I’m not […]

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“I am extremely Melayu”

“I am extremely Melayu”

LEGENDARY Malaysian dancer Ramli Ibrahim, 58, has been captivating audiences with his performances and choreography of Indian classical dance for almost three decades. After returning from Australia, Ramli founded Sutra Dance Theatre in 1983. He has gone on to perform and win awards both locally and overseas, and has also groomed many a talented dancer. […]

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