Myanmar LGBT Festival Goes Public for First Time

YANGON: Fluorescent wigs askew and leaving broken stiletto heels and a cloud of glitter in their wake, Myanmar drag queens pounded across the finish line and crashed into a waiting coterie of photographers at a groundbreaking festival. The race and other games including handbag throwing were some of the highlights of the “&Proud” festival, which […]

Repats help revitalize Myanmar

The generator will kick in momentarily, and after all, frequent power shortages are just part of life in Myanmar, a country that was still named Burma and was under a military dictatorship in 1988, when Ohn left home to seek a career in the United States. The days of overt military rule are over. He […]