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 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
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.
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 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
Find out why this gay Instafamous influencer believes that everyone, especially gay influencers, should start voicing out against S377A!
A straight pro-LGBT Christian couple in Singapore pen a heartwarming letter to the LGBT community in support of the repeal of Section 377A.
Growing up with Section 377A has made Singaporeans incapable of imagining a better, more inclusive Singapore.
But it’s time we stop making do with what we have and start working for a Singapore where people are free to be themselves.
Paul Ng, a Singaporean in a three way relationship shares with us details of his polyamorous relationship as well as his coming out story.