2015 Young Writers

2015 Young Writers

These are articles by those who participated in Aliran's Young Writers Workshops, supported by the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, in 2015.

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Engaging in consensual oral and anal sex is not something that should be punished. Indeed, the government shouldn’t govern how we have sex, says...

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We should do our bit and contribute to the only planet we have, says Shazni Bhai. How? Come over to the bus stop now....

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We limit our opportunities and challenges when we only dance within the ropes of gender stereotypes, says Praseetha Naidu. If I had a ringgit...

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Danielle Rhye Avrahamovic discusses the myths of gender roles and sexual identity. ‘Gender Dysphoria’, (Dis-Fo-Riya) etymology: Gender Dysphoria is an experience which Trans, Genderqueer, and Non-Binary people...

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There must be radical change to enable this valuable human capital to become an integral part of the development of the country, writes Dharvin...

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Biarkan anak-anak kita menikmati zaman kanak-kanak mereka tanpa dibebani dengan tanggungjawab yang sepatutnya dipikul oleh orang dewasa, ujar Azrine Razak. Sejak akhir-akhir ini banyak...

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If only the voices of these children could be given equal attention by policy makers, many innocent lives could be saved, writes Chiok Phaik...

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Diversity is a beautiful thing; if we can accept or even encourage it, it can result in a richness that no one culture can...

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Lau Shu Shi describes the humiliating experience she endured when using a public restroom in Ipoh - and wonders who was responsible for the...

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Politicians have successfully created fear and suspicion in our society, and if this is the tactic they are using, how can we trust this...

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The municipal councils' absence of authority to manage day-to-day waste has frustrated local communities, says Yew Wei Lit. “Civil society also plays a role......

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If we want to push the boundaries of democracy and uphold the principles of people's power and equality, this the right time to do...

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