Raiz Rizqy, National Coordinator of Transmen Indonesia (TI). He loves riding, playing and taking care of animal and human babies
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We Rise, We Heal, We Resist
Indonesia has celebrated gender diversity even before the country's independence. This is indicated by the existence of five genders in the Bugis (South Sulawesi) tradition, namely: Makunrai (female), Oroane (Male), Calabai (Male with women soul), Calalai (Female with man soul) and Bissu. During the Old Order in Indonesia, some of these groups were targeted, and in the contemporary, there are…
Grassroot Solidarity to Fight the Pandemic: From Farmers to Queer Communities
How are the LBTQI+ people and communities facing the difficulties posed by the global pandemic and the lockdown? This article explores the emergence of solidarities amongst different marginalised groups including farmers and queer communities, to ensure food, work and basic survival.