Tag: bullying

Out Of The Closet: Xuan Shares His Story

Two years ago, Dear Straight People published Xuan’s coming out story. A few weeks later, we had to take the story down as it was causing him too much tension at home.

A perfect example of how there are still a lot of forces out there who want to silence queer voices, Xuan has very bravely decided to come out again in the hopes of inspiring others like him.

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Out Of The Closet: Jerome Alexander Chan Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 23-year old Singaporean Jerome Alexander Chan. On the surface, Jerome Alexander Chan is a very easy figure to hate on. With his boyish good looks and army of almost 20,000 Instagram followers, Jerome appears to be your typically vapid influencer who has never had to endure any hardships in life. But anyone who has

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Out Of The Closet: Gabriel Lu Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 30-year old Singaporean Gabriel Lu, founder of The Jock Shop and occasional underwear model. If I had to sum Gabriel up in one word, it would be ‘Confident’. Seated comfortably inside his lush condominium abode, there’s no uncertainty on Gabriel’s end. His voice never wavers. Even when he’s recounting incredibly painful memories

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Out Of The Closet: Lokies Khan Shares His Story

Dear People,              Meet 23-year old Singaporean Lokies Khan! Currently serving his National Service in the Singapore Armed Forces, Lokies has done something few others dared to do. Despite the social stigma associated with homosexuality in the military, Lokies has very proudly declared that he’s gay, not just to the

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Dear Gay Men, Stop Hating On Feminine Guys!

Dear Gay Men, Do feminine guys embarrass you? Do flamboyant men annoy you? Do you pride yourself on being ‘straight-acting’? If you’ve answered yes to all of the above questions, you’re definitely not the only one. ‘Straight-acting’ gay men who pride themselves on their masculinity and who look down on feminine guys are a dime

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Dear Uni Students, Stop Hating On Art Students!

Dear Uni Students, Admit it! You’ve all hated on art students before! Hating on art students has become some sort of sick ritual that all University students partake in. And honestly, I don’t really blame you guys. I mean, art students really do make excellent fodder for derogatory jokes. For example, their lack of job

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