Category: Voices

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!

A Gay Christian Explains How Section 377A Affects The Gay Community In Heartfelt Letter

Dear Straight People, Am I that different? I am the boy with an attraction deemed unnatural, sinful and destructive. I am the boy who was told that nothing good would come out of those same-sex attractions. I am the boy who lost his mother at a young age. Inspired and touched by the love and

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Opinion: Everyone (Particularly Gay Influencers) Should Start Voicing Out On LGBT Issues

Find out why this gay Instafamous influencer believes that everyone, especially gay influencers, should start voicing out against S377A!

An Open Letter From A Pro-LGBT Straight Christian Couple Against Section 377A

A straight pro-LGBT Christian couple in Singapore pen a heartwarming letter to the LGBT community in support of the repeal of Section 377A.

The Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings Pens An Open Letter In Support Of Pink Dot

Dear Straight People, I was recently asked by the founders of the Pink Dot movement to write something to commemorate the tenth edition of Pink Dot. It was 6 years ago that I wrote Some Day, a short essay on the gay rights movement in Singapore. I related it to my own experience with the

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Confession: The Struggle Of Growing Up Bi Nobody Talks About

The co-founder of a bisexual community group in Singapore shares her own personal coming out story!

Confession: I Regularly Catfished On Grindr. Here’s Why

A self-professed veteran catfish on Grindr shares his candid confession on why he catfishes regularly on Grindr!