As an artist in Indonesia, political correctness refrains me to completely embrace a comprehensive independence. Political correctness is like a cancer to growth, a cancer to progress. And, progress is something that you gain from being in the state of independence.Read More
FreakMagz met Vivi, a member of the Hollaback! Movement, to know more about their advocacy to end street sexual harassment that has consume women’s independence to have the freedom to live in safety.Read More
A career in sport was something that was chosen freely and conducted diligently by Audrey Jiwajenie. We can learn from her experience of what it was like being a young athlete with all those tight schedules, strict training, and winner’s perks in the sports field.Read More
A pointless battle around stay-at-home moms versus working moms (and now there are in-between moms too!) is never an outdated topic, as society relentlessly dish out stigma and prejudice. Worse, there are serious mom-shamings among women to prove who is the better mom on parenting based on the role or profession she decides.Read More
The challenge can be about the commitments from few transgender individuals who have enough capacity but still has minimum contribution for transgender community.Read More
These peace building stories became my inspiration to return permanently to Poso from Yogyakarta. I could not stay in Yogyakarta and just forget about the women and children in Poso.Read More
To me, my duty as a Muslim scholar and an activist is by advocating efforts of positive transformation and humanization. Efforts of transformation includes transforming my own self, my family, and my community.
The biggest challenge at the moment is still about stigma and discrimination to people living with HIV, whether it’s coming from family, society or health care providers.Read More