Category: Voices

Thach ‘Tak’ Nguyen – Letter To My Closet

Thach ‘Tak’ Nguyen from the United States recounts his journey from being a bullied Vietnamese immigrant to a closeted college student to becoming the openly gay man he is today engaged to his fiancé.

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Sarah Goh – Letter To My Closet

Meet Sarah Goh from Singapore, the very first feature of our new ‘Letter To My Closet’ series. From growing up in conservative spaces to living with her partner in a cosy apartment, read Sarah’s inspiring journey here.

In A World Of Coronavirus, Does Pride Month Still Matter?

In a world of coronavirus, Pride Month is still as relevant as ever. Global pandemic or not, acceptance, equality and diversity are all important hallmarks of society. Pride Month fights for these values, and so much more.

I Finally Forgave My Wife For Leaving Me To Be With Her Partner

A Singaporean man who lost his marriage when his wife came out of the closet to be with her lesbian partner details his struggles in this heartfelt piece.

Confession: I Wish The Gay Scene Was More Accepting & Inclusive

This candid piece from a 25-year old gay Singaporean reveals how lonely and isolating it can be for guys who don’t fit into the mould of the insta-famous gays.

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.

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.