According to the alphabetic rules set for the annual rotation of the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN), Thailand will be stewarding the grouping through 2019 in between Singapore and Vietnam. One year is short for any country to leave a mark and produce significant impacts, especially when the institution in question is a regional body known to many as slow in taking action.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people often experience discrimination in Indonesia. A certain degree of tolerance is there as long as they are ‘discreet’ and do not ‘come out’ or manifest themselves in public. They remain, however, an easy scapegoat for politicians in search of popular vote and ultraconservative religious groups, with few willing to defend them.
Never have I ever imagined myself commenting on a film, but here I am as a commentator of the first ever documentary film on LGBTI invisibility, particularly Lesbian, in Laos directed by Dorn Bouttasing—Let’s Love and screened at SEA Junction.
Negli ultimi decenni, la migrazione è divenuta un tema particolarmente inquietante. Questo non soltanto per la sempre più vistosa incapacità dei governi e dell’opinione pubblica di trattare i flussi migratori con equilibrio, ma anche (e forse soprattutto) perché questa incapacità si fonda sempre più spesso su atteggiamenti e approcci ideologici che giungono a mettere in discussione l’eguaglianza tra esseri umani.
Thank you very much to everybody for coming here. Thank you very much to Lia Sciortino and SEA Junction for organizing this forum.
“It’s having sex, not making love, so we’re afraid that’s it’s temporary” this sentence
There has been a great transformation in the post-authoritarian era of Indonesian political life. Since the fall of Soeharto’s presidency in 1998
Blog about panel discussion held at SEA Junction on 11 September 2018 by AJAR
Bangkok is famously known among tourists for its street food. Yet in an attempt to clear some tourist-congested areas
As democracy experiences a global decline, and Southeast Asia oscillates between authoritarian endurance and democratic rollback, civil society in the region is facing a bleak future.