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Meet The 20-Year Old Filmmaker Behind ‘The Rise Of Vanda Miss Joaquim’

Drone shots, special effects and a heartwarming story to boot; ‘The Rise Of Vanda Miss Joaquim’ is a true work of art. Singapore’s latest documentary shines the spotlight on Vanda Miss Joaquim, one of Singapore’s most prolific drag queens. Performed by Azizul Izzy Mahathir, Vanda Miss Joaquim has knocked up quite an impressive list of

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Maisy & Dawn – Blissfully Married Lesbian Couple in Singapore [Same Love]

Meet Maisy and Dawn; a happily married lesbian couple living in Singapore. If there’s one thing we can all take away from their story, it is that we don’t need the government’s support to build our own happily ever after.

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.

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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11 Singaporeans Share Stories Of LGBTQ+ Discrimination In Schools

From schoolyard bullying to homophobic teachers, here are 11 Singaporeans who have stepped up to share personal stories of discrimination that they’ve experienced that happened in schools right here in Singapore.