“I feel molam is very fitting for LGBT because it’s an open space for us.”–said LGBT person ฺ
Jack and Float are bicultural kids in rural Udon Thani who have been bullied in school for being different. A new curriculum is now being developed to teach cultural diversity and end the problem of bullying in school.
Bicultural children in Isaan often face bullying in school for looking different than their peers. Thichanon Chumwaengwapi, a teacher at a local school in Udon Thani’s Phen district, is developing a curriculum to teach respect for cultural diversity.
South Asians of diverse backgrounds are making unique impacts on the city’s cultural landscape and changing local perceptions through daily interactions.