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Meet The Woman Behind Singapore’s First Legal Guidebook For LGBT Couples

Dear LGBT Couples, The next time you find yourself stumped by a legal issue, there’s no need to trawl through Google in search of answers. Chances are, you’ll be met with lengthy legal jargon that you wouldn’t understand anyway. In an effort to address this gap in resource, a team of LGBT friendly lawyers led by Indulekshmi Rajeswari aka Indu, have taken it

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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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16 Sex Workers In Singapore Share Their Inspiring Stories With Us

16 sex workers from all walks of life came forward to share their stories in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Project X – Singapore – the first and only rights-based sex worker organisation in Singapore.

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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Out Of The Closet: Jono Kwan Shares His Story

Dear Straight People, You may find this hard to believe. But not too long ago, the strapping young hunk with the ripped physique on the right of the collage above was actually the scrawny kid who spent most of his time by himself. With an army of almost 30,000 Instagram followers, it’s hard to fathom

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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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Out Of The Closet: Daryl Yang Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 23-year old Singaporean Daryl Yang. Anyone who has ever subscribed to the notion that millennials are all apathetic social media addicts has obviously never met Daryl. Not your typical selfie-stick wielding millennial, Daryl is one of the most prominent student activists in the local LGBT rights movement today. Actively involved in various LGBT community

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Out Of The Closet: Noris aka NORIStar Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 40-year old Singaporean Norisman Mustafa… who is better known by his drag persona as NORIStar. A veteran of almost 20 years in the local drag circuit, Noris is no stranger to the spotlight. Featured in a wide range of publications over the years, Noris just recently scored himself a prominent feature on  The Straits

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Out Of The Closet: Rene Mayo Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 33-year old Filipino Rene Mayo. If you find Rene’s handsome mug familiar, that’s probably because you might have seen him gyrating his way into international stardom when his dance cover of Psy’s smash hit ‘Gentlemen’ went viral online, racking up over a million views within a short space of time. That single

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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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