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An Open Letter To Those Bent On Destroying Pink Dot

Dear you, You don’t like Pink Dot. We understand that. Nobody expects you to like something against your will. So don’t come. But you do. And you come not merely to observe, but with the intention to cause trouble. You bring your friends. You sing hymns at the perimeter of Hong Lim Park one day

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Meet The Singaporean Youths Fighting Against HIV/AIDs

Dear Straight People, Contrary to popular belief, not every millennial is an apathetic, self-absorbed narcissist obsessed with growing their social media following. Here are 3 Singaporean youths doing their part in the battle against HIV/AIDs and other sexually transmitted diseases: MR. AJMAL KHAN (AJ): COMING OUT WITH HIV Stigmatisation, and subsequently discriminatory behaviours and attitudes within

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Former Chemsex Addict Shares His Harrowing Experience Of What Drug Addiction Is Really Like

Dear Straight People, Meet 40-year old Singaporean *Mark, a former chemsex addict who hopes to inspire change by sharing his story. At first glance, Mark doesn’t seem like the type of person you would typically associate with drug addiction. He is highly educated, well-built and holds a stable job in the research sector. In short, Mark is

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Inside The Underground World Of BDSM In Singapore

The only sound I could hear was the muffled breathing of my own. My hands were tightly bound behind my back. My legs too, were bound in a similar fashion to the chair I was sitting in. My head was strapped and locked in a leather hood, with only two holes for breathing purposes. And

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Dear Gay Men, Getting The Perfect Body Isn’t Everything

Dear Gay Men, We’re a little too obsessed with how we look. Yes, not all of us are muscle chasing gym bunnies. But judging from the abundance of selfies and shirtless pictures of gay men all over Instagram, it’s evident that a significant proportion are. The obsession with physical appearances isn’t merely confined to the virtual

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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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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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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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Confession: I Am Straight… But I Regularly Have Sex With Other Men

A straight man who regularly has sex with other men explains why having gay sex doesn’t make one gay.

I Came Out To My Granny And… She Told Me To See A Doctor

  Dear Straight People, I’ve never met somebody who cared enough about me to  cry their heart out for me before. Literally, no one. And to some extent, I wished someone would. Little did I know that when the day arrived that someone did indeed bawl their eyes out for me, I wished they didn’t.

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