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The G-Blog is a multi-faceted platform which aims to enrich the discourse surrounding the various intersectional gender issues in Malaysia by inviting the participation of all Malaysians, irrespective of gender identity, background or beliefs.

Core Principles

"The political core of any movement for freedom in society has to have the political imperative to protect free speech.” - bell hooks

Diversity

A variety of opinions from across a spectrum of religious, cultural, political and ideological perspectives are welcome on the Blog in the spirit of promoting conversations surrounding gender issues in Malaysia.

Civility

There is a degree of formal politeness and courtesy that is expected from each writer, reader and visitor. Any article posted on the Blog may be responded to in a respectful manner. All engagement and contributions to the Blog and its social media sites will observe a set of rules of engagement to encourage constructive discourse.

Community

Member of the community and young feminists are welcome to utilise this constantly-evolving, multi-faceted platform as a home for their articles and projects.

Latest Articles

"You have to let people see what you wrote. It will never be perfect, but perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring." - Tina Fey

Hello Miss

Posted By thegblogteam

  M : Hello Miss. F :  I'm never usually gender identified correctly. M : Hello Miss. F : People would usually mistake me for a male; a guy. M : Hello Miss F : They tend to only see the hair, the build, the clothes. Mostly the hair. M : Hello Miss F : Whenever

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September 19, 2017 No Comments

Claiming Space

Posted By thegblogteam

  When I got called, for at least the second time in just as many months, a Trans exclusionary radical feminist or TERF and a cis-gender sexist, I decided that was it. I’m giving up feminism. Inspired by an article I had read, called 'Excommunicate me from the ch

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September 8, 2017 No Comments

Because I am _______.

Posted By thegblogteam

  Where do I start? At what point of time did this begin? I would have to take us back to the beginning of civilisation to explain it all But let’s start from where this lifetime began For me.   I was in mummy’s womb, my heart started to

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August 30, 2017 No Comments

Team Members

"One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman."- Simone de Beauvoir

Suri Kempe/Advisory

Suri is a feminist and a human rights activist, who believes in the equality of men, women and everything in between. Working with civil society, government and international organisations, her activism explores the intersections of gender with religion, race, culture, ability and sexuality.

Emellia Shariff/Creative

Growing up to be told that she is not as attractive as her fair-skinned sisters and that she should wear modest colours, Em's life choices are almost always about defying stereotypes and making a political statement. Following that thought process, Emellia founded The G-Blog.

Shakirah Rahman/Communications

Shakirah works in the field of Education Technology and advocates for various causes through multiple platforms, including UndiMsia!, CREATE, Projek Layang-Layang and Young Women Making Change (Malaysia).

Fathanah Rafee/Linguistics

Fathanah is not your average university student. As a debater, she believes that language and communication are one of the most important tools in advocating for social justice. To escape her dull college routine, Fathanah delves in creative pursuits and the fight for gender equality.

Rules of Engagement

"Honesty and openness is always the foundation of insightful dialogue."- bell hooks

                                                                                             

 

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