Author: Issues under Tissues

A feminist writer; Ph.D student at Osaka University, Japan; major in American Literature; Interested in Gender and Sexuality; Freestyle Translator and bartender; Psyborg & Techborg; Advanterous Free Spirit

Stay Feminist and Study Your Body by Lay Sion Ng

How well do you understand your body? Do you think your body can change your mind? Or it is only our minds that can change our bodies? Throughout history there have been many different definitions as to what constitutes our bodies. Some theorists of the social body regarded physical bodies

Women and Space by Lay Sion Ng

Whether it is defined as a container for things or the relation between things, the nature of space is often limned with the body-matter of women. Ever since Plato first introduced the existence of space and claimed the nature of space as the figure of the mother, women have become

Rethinking Relationships: Monogamy & Polyamory by Lay Sion Ng

The modern Western culture is grounded on identity dualities: man/woman, heterosexual/homosexual, white/black, virgin/whore, to name a few. These dualisms encourage a hierarchial structure between the former and the latter, which then enforces a sense of cultural, political and social inequality in our society. This sense of inequality is obvious when

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