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Acceptance starts from home: The role of families of LGBTI+ youth

Parent-led networks have created tremendous impact for the LGBTI+ movement in Asia.

After the Nong Bua Lamphu shooting, a need for grief-sensitive journalism

Evidence of inappropriate reporting on the Nong Bua Lamphu tragedy is rife.

The Yogyakartan Surrealism of Jokowi

Like the Yogyakartan surrealist, Jokowi’s leadership offers a dreamscape, relying much on the promise of the future.

A conversation about Vomit Girl: Mai Nguyen-Long talks to Elly Kent

Studying Vietnamese folkloric practices, the artist has crafted objects that reflect the aesthetics of creative subversion and resistance.

NBSEAS on “The Road to Dien Bien Phu: A History of the First War for Vietnam”

How were the Vietnamese communists able to achieve their remarkable victory over powerful French colonial forces?

Time to shift our focus on Indonesian communist studies?

Political actors' roles in regenerating the spectre of communism deserve closer attention.

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.

Azhar Harun: Speaker of the Lower House who descended to a ‘Government Lapdog’

There is an urgent need for a reform-oriented speaker to be appointed to combat toxic Malaysian parliamentary proceedings.

Public programs weekend: Our Grandfather Road

Interact with some of the most socially-engaged and topical art produced by contemporary artists both emerging and established from the region

Suffer the children: in Thailand, children risk sexual abuse by officials charged with their care

It is in the interests of conservative and progressive Thais to develop new cultural norms and effective legal sanctions to address sexual abuse.

Watch: Deepening the Australia-Indonesia relationship through study abroad & research collaboration

Four stories of success from ANU alumni who have been engaged in strengthening the Australia-Indonesia relationship.