The fight for marriage equality in Taiwan

Josh Kamil When gay activist Chi Chia-Wei stepped into the Taipei District Court in 1986 demanding the notarisation of his marriage licence, he was thrown out and not long after imprisoned for several months on a trumped-up burglary charge. Even before this, Chia-Wei had done the truly unthinkable. H...CONTINUE READING

Operation Coldstore in Singapore

Josh Kamil In the 1950s and 1960s, the British colony of Singapore was ablaze with radicalism. An insurgent workers’ and students’ movement gripped the Island. The demands were independence from Britain, better conditions for the masses, greater political freedom and unity with Malaya. But on 2 Febru...CONTINUE READING