Mata Hati Kita

Cover Page of Mata Hati Kita

“Some stories need telling, and they need to be heard.”

– Mata Hati Kita/ The Eyes of Our Hearts, Angela M. Kuga Thas (Editor) & Jac sm Kee (Editor)

Mata Hati Kita took 24 first-person narratives of lesbians, bisexual women, and transgender people into the public domain at a time when no one expected such a book to sit on the shelves of book stores around Malaysia.

It was positively reviewed by Nik Abdul Razak who was then a member of the Islamic political party, PAS, but is currently a member of the Islamist political party, Amanah. The review in the Malay language can be found here.

It was also reviewed by Por Heong Hong in the Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia, and four of the stories were featured by Malaysiakini. The online version has 25 stories.

You can now get a copy (print and online version) at Gerakbudaya.

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