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Deonn Yang (centre) stars in Pretty Butch with Farah Ong (right) and Shannen Tan (left).

The measure of a woman

Jan 13, 2017 5:50 AM

IN today's parlance, "butch" is a word used to describe a woman with masculine characteristics - a woman like actress Deonn Yang. Tall and beefy, she is quite the opposite of the thin demure women favoured by Asian fashion, media and advertising.

When Yang talks about how she once queued

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