Khin Cham Myae Thu (right), also known as Gloria Judo, teaching martial art techniques to her students at her Body Art studio in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: Lorcan Lovett

Myanmar’s LGBT people taught how to fight back by woman judo champ in country where homosexuality is still illegal and homophobes abound

  • Khin Cham Myae Thu, or Gloria Judo, is a judo black belt whose free self-defence lessons in Yangon have become very popular with the local LGBT community
  • Myanmar’s LGBT community is openly mocked and same-sex relations are criminalised, with many targeted by homophobes
Topic |   LGBT

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Khin Cham Myae Thu (right), also known as Gloria Judo, teaching martial art techniques to her students at her Body Art studio in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: Lorcan Lovett
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