Tag: coming out story

Out Of The Closet: Steven David Lim Shares His Story

Steven David Lim, best known for his role in the long running drama ‘Growing Up’, becomes the first Singaporean actor to come out of the closet publicly!

From his first sexual experience to how it was like being a gay Singaporean actor during the 1990s, read his full coming out story here.

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I Came Out To My Chindian Family And… I Got The Best Response Ever

A closeted Chindian lesbian takes a leap of faith by coming out to her family and gets the best response she could have possibly hoped for.

Out Of The Closet: Guo Yang Shares His Story

In this ‘Out Of The Closet’ feature, we speak to Guo Yang, one of Asia’s most popular go-go boys, to get an inside look into the elusive world of go-go boys.

Shireen & Yujing: Closeted Lesbian Couple Hoping For Acceptance [Same Love]

Yujing and Shireen share with us the struggles they face as a closeted lesbian couple in Singapore still seeking familial acceptance.

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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Share Your Story: Open Call For Photo Shoot To Support Repeal Of Section 377A

Dear Singapore, In support of the #Ready4Repeal movement, Dear Straight People is organising a photo shoot to showcase stories of how Section 377A affects our society. Although the government has assured that they will not actively enforce Section 377A, its ramifications on society are widespread. By legally framing same-sex attraction as ‘immoral’ and criminal, Section 377A

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Out Of The Closet: Paul Ng Shares His Story

Paul Ng, a Singaporean in a three way relationship shares with us details of his polyamorous relationship as well as his coming out story.

Out Of The Closet: Leslie Kee Shares His Story

If I had to sum up the next feature of the Out Of The Closet series in just one word, it would have to be ‘dreamer’. For a country that prizes pragmatism over passion, it’s rare to find idealists from Singapore. But that’s exactly what my next interviewee is. The man may be almost half a century

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Out Of The Closet: Gillyn & Jolyn Share Their Story

Read the heartwarming story of how lesbian couple Gillyn and Jolyn managed to get married openly in Singapore with the full support of their family.