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

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

Karat Romance #9: Will You Let Me Know?

Continuation of Karat Romance #8. “People always make time for who or what is important to them,” I don’t know which side of the fence I stand on in regards to the aforementioned quote. Somedays I am overwhelmed with work and myself, that I spend any free time for myself instead of socialising — be it virtually or physically. Stephen reached a point of Busy … Continue reading Karat Romance #9: Will You Let Me Know?

Loss

We’ve learnt that the stages of grief progress from denial to anger, to bargaining, to depression, and finally acceptance. With all due respect to Kübler-Ross, I think she missed out the part where you subject yourself to a long, philosophical rant brought on by the death of a kitten. Yes, my kitten is dead and I’ve been reduced to the blubbering, miserable 10-year old who lost … Continue reading Loss

It’s Not That Lit Pt. II

Shattering the American Dream earlier on: It’s Not That Lit Pt. I. Amanda: Not to worry, though. Some things you see on TV and in movies are still true. The party scene isn’t wildly different from the party scene in Malaysia with some minor differences. Clubbing dominates the party scene in Malaysia whereas house parties dominate the party scene in America, for those who are … Continue reading It’s Not That Lit Pt. II