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Inqueery: Terminology vs Slurs

Hey all, I’m back again with another article for this segment as promised and I will continue to keep posting every two weeks for as long as my editor is happy with me and doesn’t fire me. So, without further adieu, I present to you this week’s post on terminology and slurs. First up, the ever-popular term ‘gay’. ‘Gay’ is used to refer to a male … Continue reading Inqueery: Terminology vs Slurs

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Body-Shaming in Microvoices

Body-shaming: the practice of making critical comments about one’s body shape, size, or weight in a humiliating manner. Recently, I started noticing a common pattern among the headlines appearing on my social media news feed: Only [Celebrity A] can rock such an outfit so flawlessly! This is the model-approved way to wear overalls. [Celebrity B] shows us how to make dresses incredibly stylish. A brief glance at … Continue reading Body-Shaming in Microvoices

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Inqueery: An Introduction

We here at KUL have tackled a lot of issues and topics, ranging from the case of local music not sounding “local” to trying out veganism during Ramadan. However, we have overlooked the topic of LGBTQIA+ issues. I’m sure we all know someone who is gay, lesbian or are a part of the LGBTQIA+ community in some way, but what do we really know about Queer culture? Do … Continue reading Inqueery: An Introduction

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Pengenalan: Bahaya Book Club

As an avid reader, I yearn to share quotes or ideas that come across at 3am with my closest and dearest. So, when I found out that Liyana Dizzy started a book club which expresses that very idea on Snapchat, I was immediately on it. The concept is easy – she shares her thoughts and notes of a more challenging read on Snapchat. Followers and readers alike … Continue reading Pengenalan: Bahaya Book Club

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Getting Personal With: Lau Mun Yee

I stumbled upon Mun Yee’s blog through one of KUL’s very own contributor, Yeu-Gynn. With time on my side, I decided to scroll through her blog and see for myself what it was all about it. Instantaneously, I was drawn to her style of writing and the content itself was mesmerizing. Reminiscent of Lang Leav, who is coincidentally one of her literary idols,  she writes … Continue reading Getting Personal With: Lau Mun Yee