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Myanmar lesbians and bi women are getting stronger

IN THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN STATE OF MYANMAR, LESBIANS AND BI WOMEN ARE COMING OUT WITH INCREASING CONFIDENCE
Bi activist Aw Zar Moe is a member of human rights organisation Kings & Queens
PHOTO CAROLE OUDOT

LGBT IN MYANMAR

They still look shy compared to their male counterparts, and maybe their voices still quiver. But there they are, ready to fight for their rights. Lesbians and bi women are optimistic, things are changing in Myanmar, also known as Burma.

Two women hold hands, walking and chatting peacefully, on a busy street in Yangon, Myanmar’s commercial capital. A scene striking in its simplicity, its obviousness. That is what director Su Su Hlaing’s documentary, Love And Other Matters, was all about: love, acceptance, the right to lead a quiet life.

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Our June issue kicks off the countdown to OITNB S4 Also in this issue: Geordie Shore’s Marnie Simpson on coming out as bisexual OITNB: Things get a whole lot darker in Litchfield in S4 Selling sexuality: DIVA challenges ad agencies to create ads for us Nequela Whittaker spills on her life as a former gang girl Susan Calman wants you to stop telling her to "Cheer up, love" Are sex toys & apps making us less intimate? Why local Pride events are life-changing EU Referendum: which way will you vote on 23 June? Is Scotland the best place to be LGBT? Jack Monroe on ghosting Eleanor Margolis wonders who would make the best date in Litchfield Plus all the very best in life, scene, books, film, music and TV.
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