31 Mar '11, 12pm

Mana Anu? Seksualiti Merdeka reviews Msian 'gay' film "... Dalam Botol" for @LoyarBurok:

Mana Anu? Seksualiti Merdeka reviews Msian 'gay' film "... Dalam Botol" for @LoyarBurok:

? I can’t tell, and it seems, neither could he/she. Sexual orientation and gender identity are different things (this article and this article explain it excellently) and if anything this film reflects accurately Malaysians’ general ignorance about this. A quickie lesson for those who had lousy science teachers: Sex refers to the biology, the differences based on chromosomes, homornes, both external and internal organs (the brain is your largest sex organ, but too bad you can’t compare sizes with someone else). Sex doesn’t automatically translate into gender identity. Gender is the cultural definitions and values of masculinity and femininity, gender roles is what society expects (boys for carpentry, girls for sewing), and gender identity is what we feel we are, usually a rojak of ingredients from culture and biology (macho male, gentle female, lelaki lembut, wanita keras,...

Full article: http://www.loyarburok.com/human-rights/lets-talk-about-se...

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