Posts tagged "myanmar"

Peace Fighter Aung San Suu Kyi Will Contest November’s Myanmar Elections

Myanmar has barred Suu Kyi from the country’s presidency, LGBT rights around the world are sparse, Gaston Glock (allegedly) had a lawyer jailed because he wanted the lawyer’s wife, and a comedy club in Phyllis Diller’s hometown is fundraising to honor the legend’s career.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 13, 2015

Women’s Underwear Causes Fear Among Myanmar Junta

Apparently, there’s a superstition about female undergarments in Myanmar. The military junta fears any contact with underwear — thongs, bikinis, boy shorts, everything — will unsettle military rulers and cause their downfall. Panties for Peace campaign is urging Canadian women to pick a pair of undies from their drawer, glue a picture or write a…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 28, 2008