Category: LGBT Issues

I Was Sexually Assaulted During A Photoshoot By A Sleazy Photographer

Dear Straight People, They say a picture paints a thousand words. But you would never be able to guess the story that this photograph hides. For far too long, stories like these have only been shared through gossip within tight circles. Very rarely, if at all, do you hear of victims coming forward to tell

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3 Gay Men Share Personal Stories Of Their HIV/AIDs Scare

3 Gay Men in Singapore share personal stories of their HIV/AIDs scare so as to encourage others to practice safer sex.

7 Singaporeans Share Their Experiences With Everyday LGBTQ Discrimination In Singapore

8 Singaporeans share their experiences with Dear Straight People on their everyday LGBT discrimination in Singapore.

An Open Letter To Everyone Tired Of Gay Hook Up Culture

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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11 Singaporeans Share Stories Of LGBT Discrimination From Family & Friends

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

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11 Singaporeans Share Stories Of LGBTQ+ Discrimination In Schools

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.

New Photo Exhibit In Singapore Showcases #Reasons4Repeal Of S377A By Straight & LGBTQ+ People

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’

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Share Your Story: Open Call For Photo Shoot To Support Repeal Of Section 377A

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

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Opinion: Everyone (Particularly Gay Influencers) Should Start Voicing Out On LGBT Issues

Find out why this gay Instafamous influencer believes that everyone, especially gay influencers, should start voicing out against S377A!

An Open Letter From A Pro-LGBT Straight Christian Couple Against Section 377A

A straight pro-LGBT Christian couple in Singapore pen a heartwarming letter to the LGBT community in support of the repeal of Section 377A.