Tag: coming out story

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.

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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.

Out Of The Closet: Marcus Goh Shares His Story

More than just a coming out story, Marcus Goh shares with us the incident which compelled him to work out furiously, revealing the intense pressure that gay men face to stay lean.

Out Of The Closet: Jay Lin Shares His Story

YES, there are gay parents in Asia! Read the story of how Jay Lin started his own family right here in Asia and built a gay Asian version of Netflix called Gagaoolala.

Out Of The Closet: Maitri & Krys Share Their Story

Meet Maitri and Krys – a same-sex Singaporean couple who overcame the odds to get married in Thailand in a ceremony ordained by monks.

Out Of The Closet: Tom Tan Shares His Story

For the first time ever, the co-founder of gCircuit publicly reveals how his boyfriend of 18 years and him managed to build Asia’s LARGEST gay dance festival together.