Category: Voices

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.

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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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3 Step Guide To Getting Six Pack Abs – Kevin Kreider

Dear Fitness Enthusiasts, Before I get you all pumped with the idea that you will now receive the holiest-of-holy blueprint on how to get six pack abs, I want to inform you that I only want to give you the most honest information out there. I believe everyone can achieve the body they desire, but

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11 Singaporeans Share Stories Of LGBT Discrimination From Family & Friends

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

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My Journey From An Ugly Model To A Fitness Coach – Kevin Kreider

International model Kevin Kreider kickstarts his personal column on Dear Straight People with a reflection post on what drove him to start working out!