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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2020

  The Components Of Beauty In Uganda’s Culture   Written by Andronicus Enoch Muwanguzi        “I want you to respect me as a person but please choke, slap, bite, spank, restrain and call me a dirty slut…”   Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues  …

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The Flapper Style

Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues   Looking Back to Move Forward: The 1920s Flappers on American Magazine Covers   Many of us are familiar with the image of the 1920s Flapper. Yet, not many of us understand the ambivalent meaning—social, cultural, and political ideas—that lies beneath…

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I’m In Love With You & You | Discover Polyamory

Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues   Polyamory: Discovering the Diversity of Love and Relationships in the 21st Century   Today, monogamous relationships remain within the mainstream culture in most parts of the world. I think that monogamous relationships have been enforced by society throughout history for…

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Women’s Rights In Japan | From “People’s Rights Grandma” (1878) To “Gender Free” (1999)

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues   Feminism and Politics in Japan: From Prewar to Present   The 1980s (pp. 2-3): In Japan, women voted for the first time in 1946. However, Japan’s first movement for civil rights began in the 1870s. One of the representatives…

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Intersex

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues   The Problem of Naming “Intersex” as a Disorder   How many times have you heard of the word “intersex”? How many intersex people have you met in your life? Perhaps you can count with only one hand. However, the…

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Gender & Sexuality

  Just in case you missed; we added Gender & Sexuality to our main topics.     Browsing thru Gender & Sexuality archives you will find articles such as Husband In A Dress  and Feminism | Then & Now written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues. In addition…

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 “I want you to respect me as a person but please choke, slap, bite, spank, restrain and call me a dirty slut…”

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Beyond Theory and Politics: Feminist Fantasy of Submission    “I want you to respect me as a person but please choke, slap, bite, spank, restrain and call me a dirty slut…

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Husband In A Dress

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Embracing Transvestism/Heterosexual Crossdressing in Marriage   Would you be totally fine if your husband’s favorite hobby was to put on women clothes and make-up? Barbara, a heterosexual crossdresser from Illinois wrote…

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Rethinking Women’s Movement: The Politics of Orgasm in the 1970s

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Rethinking Women’s Movement: The Politics of Orgasm in the 1970s   Since the 1970s, the politicization of women’s personal life experiences started and issues such as the right to sexual pleasure,…

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Sodomy | Humiliation, Guilt & Pleasure

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Embracing Sodomy: A Transcendental Act   Today, sodomy has come to occupy a primary place in the erotic literature of heterosexual as well as homosexual masochism (Fantina 73). It has gradually…

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“Bitch”

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   The Power of “Bitch”   The meaning and usage of the word “bitch” is worth considering. Today, what is the male equivalent of the word “bitch”? some might say “boss,” many…

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Gender & Technology

Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Confronting Gendered Dualistic Concepts: Feminism and Technology   Have you ever wondered what makes you human? Is it the mind or the body that makes us human? These questions are related to…

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Feminism | Then & Now

Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   To Feminism or Not to Feminism: Problems with the word “feminism”   Recently, the word “feminism” has become a hot topic as many find it implies more negative connotations than positive. Those…

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From Mothers To Witches | Exploring Traditional Female Roles In Literature

Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Traditional Female Roles in Literature: An Introduction   In the earliest works of literature, the basic roles of females are frequently determined through their relation to men. The submissive ones were rewarded…

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DELETE | A Social Tool Of Modern Society

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Has technology affected our humanity or society?   Today we are more dependent on technology than ever before. This has led me to wonder about the changes it has brought, and…

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Female Genital Mutilation

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Female Circumcision: whose problem, whose solution?   Female circumcision, also called female genital cutting or female genital mutilation, is currently a worldwide topic. The World Health Organization and governments have recently…

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Accounts Of A Syrian Teenager | From Fighter To Refugee | Part #2

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Accounts Of A Teenager Inside Syria’s Battleground Part #1   “I was sleeping in a place where rats were running everywhere. The living condition there was so disgusting and awful that…

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Accounts Of A Teenager Inside Syria’s Battleground | Part #1

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   What it Means to be a Refugee: A Story of Iboo   I became friend with Iboo, a twenty-two-year-old Syrian, only a week before I had a conversation with him regarding…

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Why Animals Can’t Be Your Valentine: Understanding Zoophilia 

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Some days ago, I watched a documentary called “Animal Passion” on YouTube. Ever since then, I cannot stop pondering the subject of zoophilia (derived from the Greek, zoo means “animal” and…

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The Hidden Pedophiles: What to do with them?

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Today, the topic of pedophilia remains as a current social/political sensitive topic. There are several theories regarding the formation of pedophilia. First, it can be traced back to one’s childhood. A…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors

  Record   J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey     On The Bench    J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   The Connection Between Viewer, Artwork & Social Media Elena Beregatnova Language & Art | Nine Artists Weigh In Sandeep Biswas The Flapper…

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