Articles by Li-Li Chen

Queering LGBT rights in Timor-Leste

If the state’s role as the protector of LGBT community rights is naturalised, the LGBT community may struggle to problematise state-sponsored “homonormativity” as a political strategy.

Timor-Leste’s twin crises and what we must learn from them

Swarms of international aid and humanitarian assistance do not change long term problems, but deepen Timor-Leste’s vulnerability to shocks like coronavirus and climate-related extreme weather events.