Dec
28

Tomoi: A Blow by Blow Account

by Yvonne Tan   Think of an indigenous martial art in Malaysia. Immediately we would think of silat. However, like most places in Southeast Asia, each place has a variant of Muay Thai. Myanmar has Lethwei, which is usually said to be one of the more brutal martial arts around given it permits headbutting and […]

Dec
27

Negotiating Love in Malaysia

by Yvonne Tan Maybe it is just me, but conversion, of course tied to religion and race, seem to be a preoccupation of the dating world here. There is always hesitation between Muslims and non-Muslims because everyone knows if you are truly committed, you would have to convert. In some ways, it also shows that […]

Dec
21

Feminist Women of Faith: An Oxymoron?

by Yvonne Tan Feminism is sometimes discussed utilizing religious and localized lenses, but remains primarily discussed through the “Big Three” schools of feminist thought – liberal, socialist and radical feminism. Not to mention in the globalized world we live in, feminist narratives from the western world may seem more prominent, hence, the rise of the […]

Dec
17

Tafsir untuk Perempuan

Oleh Faisal Tehrani TERDAPAT sebuah buku oleh Faqihuddin Abdul Kodir, seorang ulama Indonesia yang menurut saya sungguh menarik. Judulnya Qira’ah Mubadalah: Tafsir Progresif Untuk Keadilan Gender Dalam Islam. Ia mengingatkan saya kepada sebuah video terbitan Projek Dialog dengan tajuk hampir sama iaitu ‘Feminisme Tak Anti Islam’ (2013) membincangkan ketakutan sesetengah orang terhadap gagasan ini. Buku […]

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