Staying Alive in the LGBT World

By Regina Hoo

October 2018 FEATURE
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Penang Monthly speaks to four LGBT individuals about their experiences finding employment in Malaysia.Mika“I’m a female, but I dress like a male. I do not conform to the typical gender binarism, and that’s why I’ve struggled with finding employment,” says Mika, 22, who identifies as a homoromantic demisexual.Shortly after completing her degree earlier this year, Mika did a brief stint in sales. “I accompanied a Malaysian company to Shanghai for a business trip. While there, I found myself being studied...

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Regina Hoo

is the deputy editor of Penang Monthly.