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EDITORIAL
To Be Mindful of Sexual Diversity
Raijeli NIcole

A Note from the Guest Editor
Malu Marin

FEATURES
Why Feminists Should Engage in the Queer Theory

by Sonia Corrêa

Threats and Survival: The Religious Right and LGBT Strategies in Muslim Contexts
by Anissa Hélie

Bringing LGBT Concerns to the Forefront: Issues, Challenges, and Gains

Sexuality under Attack: The Political Discourse on Sexuality in Malaysia
by Zaitun Mohamed Kasim

ONE ON ONE
L Talk: Eileena Lee on the Challenges of LGBT Activism in Singapore
by Rodelyn Marte

Masculinity, Gender Identity, and Fiji’s GLBT Community
by Luisa Tora with Carlos Perera and Cresantia Frances Koya

COMMUNITY AND INDEPENDENT MEDIA
Talking about Sexual Pleasure: How Does Language Make a Difference?
by Neha Patel

The Lesbians as One of the Guys: Media Coverage of Gay Pride Marches
by Lorna Q. Israel

TALKING POINTS
When Thinking Straight Is Detrimental to Health
by Mira Alexis P. Ofreneo

Young, Lesbian, or Activist? Or All?
by Kaushalya Perera

Forcible Homonormativity and the (Truly Free)
Lesbian Existence

by libay linsangan cantor

WE'VE GOT MALE
What the Filipino Lesbians Are Not

by Danton Remoto

BOOK REVIEW
Queer Japan: Personal Stories of Japanese Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transsexuals
by Ma. Georgianna Villar

 

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