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Welcome!

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

Feminism and the Invisible Capitalist Leash

Posted By thegblogteam

  Feminism is synonymous with the emancipation of women and other oppressed minorities from all aspects, be it within social contexts and cultures or economic and political spheres. Since its emergence in the 1980s, the feminist movement in Malaysia has worked very har

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October 10, 2017 No Comments

Brand Feminism: Exploitative or Empowering?

Posted By thegblogteam

There appears to be a rising “feminist” awareness amongst women and girls in this country - wouldn’t you say? Where there used to be very little discourse on issues  such as child-marriages and child-brides, there is now, thanks to social media who gave people a platf

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October 3, 2017 No Comments

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 one 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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