The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Pride against prejudice at LGBT beauty pageant

Over 30 LGBT models strutted down the catwalk last week at the Rupa Sandi Mandala Devi LGBT Beauty Pageant in Mandalay.

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Rural women’s lives captured in image

A new photography exhibit captures the challenging lives of rural women farmers throughout Myanmar.

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Swords, stars and stealth: Ninjas take Yangon

Most 90’s kids in Myanmar have grown up with a heavy dose of foreign pop culture.

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‘LGBT is an identity’: International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

On May 17, cities around the world celebrated the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).

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‘I pretend everything is OK’: single mothers shunned

A month ago, Pa Pa’s* life changed irrevocably.

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Artists go wild

RANGOON, 1974. The country just witnessed a general election that resulted in single party rule by the Burmese Socialist Programme Party.

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Rare book auction to preserve literary history

After establishing a lending library at the end of April, the Yangon Book Plaza is back with a new event to shake up the city’s literary scene.

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Photo exhibition shows ‘the many faces of LGBT Myanmar’

The most powerful part of the new &PROUD photo exhibition is just how well it celebrates simple, everyday moments.

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Cannes film festival in numbers

For 12 days as of yesterday, the Cannes film festival will be a nonstop merry-go-round of movies, stars, interviews and parties.

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Traditional fashion sold in an untraditional way

Myanmar fashion is having a watershed moment.

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