Category: LGBT Issues

An Open Letter By The Founder Of A LGBT Drug Addiction Recovery Centre In Singapore

Alaric Tan pens a heartfelt letter to seek support for The Greenhouse, an LGBT drug addiction recovery center that he founded.

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This Gay Asian Came Out To His Tiger Mum… And Got The Most Unexpected Response Ever!

It’s not often that Asian kids get a positive response when they come out to their parents.

This story of a gay Asian man coming out to his Asian tiger mum however, yielded a rather surprise ending.

Behind The Smiles: The Reality Of Being LGBT In Thailand

Thailand may seem like a safe haven for the LGBT community. But this ability of Thai society to accept queerness often does not extend towards a family member.

An Open Letter To All The Lonely Gay Men Jaded With The ‘Scene’

The social climate for the contemporary gay man is one where friendships are grey and appearance is king. So it’s no surprise many gay men feel lonely & jaded.

This letter is addressed to every gay man who has ever felt jaded with the scene.

The Reality (And Struggle) Of Being An Average Looking Gay Man

If Instagram is to be believed, gay friendship is mostly muscled, tanned men smiling topless on the beach or in a club surrounded by an armour of hashtags. I figured that explained my struggle. I am shy, ugly and vegan, all of which pose a serious threat to anyone wanting to gain likes with the likes of #gaycute #gayhunk #gayhot.

I’m A Lesbian Getting Married But… I’m Afraid To Tell My Family

Getting married to the “one” is more than words can ever describe.

But here’s the plot twist; I am afraid to tell my family that I am getting married.

Maisy & Dawn – Blissfully Married Lesbian Couple in Singapore [Same Love]

Meet Maisy and Dawn; a happily married lesbian couple living in Singapore. If there’s one thing we can all take away from their story, it is that we don’t need the government’s support to build our own happily ever after.

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.