Top 10 Most Popular Posts Of 2019

Here is a recap of our 10 most popular posts of 2019 on Dear Straight People!

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Dear Straight People,

The start of a new year is always a good time for reflection so here is a trip down memory lane to recap 10 of our most popular posts on Dear Straight People.

From powerful documentaries to groundbreaking photos, here are 10 posts we produced in 2019 that got a lot of people talking.

10. I CAME OUT TO MY CHINDIAN FAMILY AND… I GOT THE BEST RESPONSE EVER

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Coming in at number 10 with over 1,000 shares is this perspective piece with a happy ending!

Penned by Rachael, her article on her Chindian family’s positive reaction to her announcement that she was getting married to her partner inspired many in the community.

Read the article here: https://dearstraightpeople.com/2019/05/07/i-came-out-to-my-chindian-family/

9. A TRIBUTE TO MY GAY PARTNER OF 27 YEARS – KEEPING SHAIK’S LEGACY ALIVE 

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‘I would like readers to know that love amongst us is possible, that it is not only the heterosexuals who enjoy everlasting love.’

With over 2,000 shares, this inspiring and heartbreaking letter to the author’s recently deceased partner of 27 years was our 9th most popular post of 2019.

Read the letter here: https://dearstraightpeople.com/2019/10/30/tribute-to-my-gay-partner/

8. OUT OF THE CLOSET: STEVEN DAVID LIM SHARES HIS STORY

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Our most read Out Of The Closet feature of 2019 also happens to be our 8th most popular post of the year.

Best known for his role in the long running drama ‘Growing Up’, our feature on Singaporean actor Steven David Lim was picked up by many other media outlets such as Mothership and MustShareNews.

Read the coming out feature here: https://dearstraightpeople.com/2019/06/23/steven-david-lim/

7. I ATTENDED A GAY WEDDING AND LEARNT WHAT SAME-SEX COUPLES TRULY WANT

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Coming in at number 7 is our reflective piece on attending the gay wedding of a couple together for 20 years!

With over 4,700 shares, it was evident that the wedding of Tom Tan and Oui Srimuang inspired many.

Read the article here: https://dearstraightpeople.com/2019/10/01/gay-thai-wedding/

6. MAISY & DAWN – BLISSFULLY MARRIED LESBIAN COUPLE IN SINGAPORE [SAME LOVE EP 3]

Our 6th most popular post is none other than our final episode of our documentary series ‘Same Love’.

Our feature on Maisy and Dawn, a happily married lesbian couple living in Singapore, shows that we don’t need the government’s support to build our own happily ever after.

Watch the video here: Link

Read the article here: Link

5. ATTENDING SONGKRAN FOR THE FIRST TIME!

Kicking off the top 5 is our vlog documenting our first time attending gCircuit Songkran.

Watch our vlog here: Link

4. SHIREEN & YUJING: CLOSETED LESBIAN COUPLE HOPING FOR ACCEPTANCE [SAME LOVE EP 2]

‘We also share the same dreams as straight couples… we want very simple things that any other couples want as well.’

Our 4th most popular post of 2019 is our documentary feature on Shireen and Yujing – a closeted Singaporean lesbian couple struggling to build a life together in a country that refuses to accept their love.

3. ATTENDING THE ‘GAY WEDDING OF THE YEAR’

Our vlog on attending the ‘Gay Wedding Of The Year’ featuring a couple together for 20 years is our 3rd most popular post of 2019!

Featuring a giant ice dick, stripping policemen and holographic projections, it is little wonder why the wedding of Tom Tan and Oui Srimuang is commonly referred to as the ‘Gay Wedding Of The Year’.

2. HEARTWARMING PHOTO OF MARRIED COUPLE LI HUANWU AND HENG YIRUI TOGETHER WITH THEIR FAMILIES

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With over 4,000 likes and 1,000 shares, this heartwarming family photo of Li Huanwu (Lee Kuan Yew’s grandson), his husband Heng Yirui and their respective families is our 2nd most popular post of the year.

1. FALIQH & KAAL: OPENLY GAY MALAY COUPLE ACCEPTED BY THEIR FAMILY [SAME LOVE EP 1]

The most popular post of 2019 is our viral documentary on Faliqh and Kaal, which received almost a million views across Facebook and Youtube!

This video stirred quite a lot of debate in Malaysia especially, but some conversation is always better than no conversation and we hope this video continues to serve as a source of inspiration for those struggling with their sexuality.

Read the article here: Link

Watch the video here: Link

THANK YOU FOR ALL THE SUPPORT IN 2019

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As we move on to the start of a brand new year, Dear Straight People would like to sincerely thank you for all of the love and support you’ve given us this past year!

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