Category: Voices

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.

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I Came Out To My Chindian Family And… I Got The Best Response Ever

A closeted Chindian lesbian takes a leap of faith by coming out to her family and gets the best response she could have possibly hoped for.

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.

Shireen & Yujing: Closeted Lesbian Couple Hoping For Acceptance [Same Love]

Yujing and Shireen share with us the struggles they face as a closeted lesbian couple in Singapore still seeking familial acceptance.

Faliqh & Kaal: Openly Gay Malay Couple Accepted By Their Family [Same Love]

Dear Straight People, I’m a jaded person. And one of the biggest things I’m skeptical towards is love, the result of firstly, my parents’ hostile relationship, and secondly, the proliferation of infidelity in the gay community. I may be bitter, but this doesn’t stop me from going aww when faced with a manifestation of true

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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.

4 Common Reasons Why Your Arms Aren’t Shredded – Kevin Kreider

If you aren’t very pleased with the state of your arms, check out this article by Kevin Kreider on 4 common reasons why your arms aren’t shredded!

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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