Dear Straight (and LGBTQ+) People, I don’t quite remember the first time I met someone through Grindr but I definitely remember the thrill of it. Before I owned a smartphone, I would borrow my relative’s iPod Touch and secretly download the app to see who are the gay men around me before deleting the app
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Dear Straight People, David Reddy is a name that probably doesn’t ring much of a bell for you. But chances are, you’ve seen his work. Over the past few months, David Reddy’s videos have gone viral in a country where the recent debate over repealing the anti- gay law 377A has grown increasingly ugly. His
Dear Fitness Enthusiasts, Before I get you all pumped with the idea that you will now receive the holiest-of-holy blueprint on how to get six pack abs, I want to inform you that I only want to give you the most honest information out there. I believe everyone can achieve the body they desire, but
Dear Straight People, Discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community exists in Singapore. And sometimes, it comes from those closest to you – your family and friends. From anecdotes of being kicked out of the family home to losing friends of over a decade, here are 12 stories of discrimination that happened in Singapore. 1. Anastasia Lim
Dear Fitness Enthusiasts, If someone were to ask me what is my secret to getting ripped, I would simply answer ‘intermittent fasting’. Intermittent fasting is my key to getting sculpted without becoming hungry or saying no to the foods I love. It’s the eating plan that turned me from a skinny Asian kid to a working model, from
From schoolyard bullying to homophobic teachers, here are 11 Singaporeans who have stepped up to share personal stories of discrimination that they’ve experienced that happened in schools right here in Singapore.
International model Kevin Kreider kickstarts his personal column on Dear Straight People with a reflection post on what drove him to start working out!
Over one short weekend, over 70 individuals from all walks of life turned up for Dear Straight People’s photo shoot in support of the repeal of Section 377A. An archaic law that criminalises consensual sex between men in Singapore, Section 377A propagates stigma and prejudice against the LGBTQ+ community by legally framing same-sex attraction as ‘immoral’
Dear Straight People, One of the most detrimental side-effects of adulting for me has been the toll it has taken on my teeth. Years of chugging coffee at work to fight off the z monster has done no favours to my smile. So when the opportunity for a teeth-whitening session by Wellaholic popped up, I jumped at
Dear Singapore, In support of the #Ready4Repeal movement, Dear Straight People is organising a photo shoot to showcase stories of how Section 377A affects our society. Although the government has assured that they will not actively enforce Section 377A, its ramifications on society are widespread. By legally framing same-sex attraction as ‘immoral’ and criminal, Section 377A