Category: Voices

Dear Singapore, The ‘Family VS LGBT’ Narrative Needs To Stop

In the wake of the Section 377A repeal, the ‘Family vs LGBT’ narrative only serves to worsen relations between LGBT+ people and their families.

I’m HIV-positive And It Is Time For Singapore To Update Its Laws Concerning HIV Disclosure

Calvin Tan, a person living with HIV, shares his response to the recent incident involving the 48-year old Singaporean who was jailed for not disclosing his HIV status.

I’m a Singaporean Who Went Through LGBTQ+ Inclusive Sex Ed in Taiwan, Here’s How It Was Like

A Singaporean who went through LGBTQ+ inclusive sex education in Taiwan shares her experience in the hopes of highlighting the importance of LGBTQ+ inclusive sex ed in schools, especially in Singapore.

Being Brown & Gay: Exploring ‘Sexual Racism’ In Singapore

Dear Straight People speak to Avinash Vardza Raju, Adrian Tyler, Audi Khalid, Shariff Rizwan, Virein Sudheer and Lery Villanueva, to find out more about their experiences with sexual racism and discrimination in Singapore.

A Personal Perspective Of How The Chase Tan Mediacorp Controversy Affected Me

This personal perspective of the Chase Tan Mediacorp controversy surrounding ‘My Guardians Angels’ shows the real world consequences of harmful media portrayals on Singapore TV.

Sean Foo – Letter To My Closet

The founder of Dear Straight People shares his regrets on not accepting himself earlier, and encourages others not to repeat his mistake by being someone that they are not.