Category: Voices

Dear Gay Men, Getting The Perfect Body Isn’t Everything

Dear Gay Men, We’re a little too obsessed with how we look. Yes, not all of us are muscle chasing gym bunnies. But judging from the abundance of selfies and shirtless pictures of gay men all over Instagram, it’s evident that a significant proportion are. The obsession with physical appearances isn’t merely confined to the virtual

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Dear Gay Millennials, You Need To Stop Obsessing Over Your Instagram Accounts

Dear Gay Millennials, If you’ve ever used hashtags like #cuteboy or #hotasianman, you are not alone. Thanks to Instagram, now anyone with a camera phone can feel like a ‘model’. Gay men in particular, seem to particularly relish it. The result is that we have become a generation of wannabe online models all vying for

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Confession: I’m Hooked Onto Chemsex And I Don’t Know How To Stop

Dear Gay People, I’m so hooked onto chemsex that I can no longer get off on regular sex. It all started a couple of years ago. I was feeling horny and decided to get on Grindr in the hopes of finding someone to relieve me of my raging hormones. Not long after, I got lucky and

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How My Life Changed When My Best Friend Told Me He Had HIV

Dear Straight People, That Sunday had been ordinary. I was comfortably anchored at my sofa, entertaining the nerd in me with the wits of a Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan in her masterpiece, Sarong Party Girl. That peaceful bubble burst prematurely, thanks to the incessant buzzing of my silenced iPhone. Grumpily, I grabbed the phone off the

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Confession: I Leaked My Boyfriend’s Nudes Because He Cheated On Me

Dear Gay People, I have a confession: I leaked my boyfriend’s nudes because he cheated on me. A friend once told me that all gay men cheat. I told that friend to f*** off. You see, I absolutely abhor cheaters. I’ve had 2 ex-boyfriends before. Both relationships ended because both of them couldn’t keep their dicks

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Confession: I Am Straight… But I Regularly Have Sex With Other Men

A straight man who regularly has sex with other men explains why having gay sex doesn’t make one gay.

Confession: I’m Married To A Woman… But I Think I Might Be Gay

Dear Straight People, If you were to ever meet me in person, you would never suspect me of being gay. My name is *Alan and I’m 30 this year, holding a well-paying job in finance. On the surface, I seem like your typical straight Singaporean, having been married to my high school sweetheart *Janice for

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8 Activists Fighting For Trans Rights Around The World You Should Know About

Dear Straight People, In light of Trans Awareness Month happening this November, we need to talk about the T in LGBT! As a feminist and a member of the LGBT community, it is my obligation to proudly support those fighting for the movement of transgender rights globally. Transphobia is rampant and trans individuals are constantly

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Opinion: I’m In An Open Relationship & There’s Absolutely Nothing Wrong With It

Dear Gay People, My name is Otto Fong and I have been in an open relationship with my partner Han for the past 16 years. What I am about to say is probably going to earn me a lot of hate. But I believe it’s time someone in the gay community address the elephant in

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I Came Out To My Granny And… She Told Me To See A Doctor

  Dear Straight People, I’ve never met somebody who cared enough about me to  cry their heart out for me before. Literally, no one. And to some extent, I wished someone would. Little did I know that when the day arrived that someone did indeed bawl their eyes out for me, I wished they didn’t.

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