Category: Dear People

5 Photography Tips To Make People Think You Are Attached For VDay

Instead of wallowing in self-pity, here are 5 photography tips for all the #ForeverAlone people to fake a significant other on social media!

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An Open Letter To Both Sides From A Gay, Christian Go-Go Dancer

My ultimate hope is that Christians and the LGBT community can build bridges with one another first and have that supersede the complexity of their differing views.

Out Of The Closet: Xuan Shares His Story

Two years ago, Dear Straight People published Xuan’s coming out story. A few weeks later, we had to take the story down as it was causing him too much tension at home.

A perfect example of how there are still a lot of forces out there who want to silence queer voices, Xuan has very bravely decided to come out again in the hopes of inspiring others like him.

3 Former Chemsex Addicts Share Their Advice On Overcoming Drug Addiction

Dear Straight People, After watching our recent video that shone the spotlight on chemsex addiction in Asia, a group of former chemsex addicts have very gamely stepped forward to share with us some useful advice on overcoming drug addiction. Linus, 36 For those who have never taken a drug in their lives, my advice is simply not

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Out Of The Closet: Adrian Shares His Story

Dear Straight People, Almost 20 years ago, Paddy Chew made history by becoming the first Singaporean to publicly come out as an AIDs patient. Since then, only two others have dared to follow in his footsteps; Avin Tan in 2012 and AJ in 2016. It may be 2017 but HIV and AIDs continues to be plagued

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Out Of The Closet: Huey & David Share Their Story

Dear Straight People, Once upon a time not too long ago, publicly acknowledging a same-sex relationship would have been unfathomable for most gay couples. These days however, publicly open same-sex couples are a dime a dozen. From YouTube to Instagram, the internet is crawling with openly gay couples. And one such couple that caught our

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Out Of The Closet: Daryl Yang Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 23-year old Singaporean Daryl Yang. Anyone who has ever subscribed to the notion that millennials are all apathetic social media addicts has obviously never met Daryl. Not your typical selfie-stick wielding millennial, Daryl is one of the most prominent student activists in the local LGBT rights movement today. Actively involved in various LGBT community

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Out Of The Closet: Noris aka NORIStar Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 40-year old Singaporean Norisman Mustafa… who is better known by his drag persona as NORIStar. A veteran of almost 20 years in the local drag circuit, Noris is no stranger to the spotlight. Featured in a wide range of publications over the years, Noris just recently scored himself a prominent feature on  The Straits

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Out Of The Closet: Rene Mayo Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 33-year old Filipino Rene Mayo. If you find Rene’s handsome mug familiar, that’s probably because you might have seen him gyrating his way into international stardom when his dance cover of Psy’s smash hit ‘Gentlemen’ went viral online, racking up over a million views within a short space of time. That single

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Out Of The Closet: Indulekshmi Rajeswari Shares Her Story

Indu may currently be married to a man. But that hasn’t changed anything about her sexual identity. She is still very much bisexual.