Dear People, Meet 39-year old Singaporean Bryan Choong, the former Executive Director of Singapore’s only community based counselling centre for the LGBT community; Oogachaga. A lifelong activist, Bryan has been championing LGBT rights since his late 20s. A prolific figure within the activist community, Bryan was
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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
Dear People, Meet 24-year old Singaporean Xzavier Shao Wei, or just Shao Wei as he prefers to be called. Cheerful, friendly and perpetually sporting a smile on his face… That’s how most of his friends would describe Shao Wei if you were to ask them about him. Beneath that bubbly exterior however, few would have imagined
Dear Gay Men, I have been asked the dreaded ‘Why don’t you have a girlfriend’ question (usually by overly anxious parents) so many times that I’ve pretty much perfected the art of deflecting the question. So here are 5 of my best comebacks to the dreaded ‘Why no girlfriend’ question that you guys may want
Dear Gay People, If you’ve ever felt like the gay community isn’t worth fighting for, trust me, you’re not the only one. Contrary to what certain institutions want you to believe, the gay community isn’t one big happy family. There is politics within the community and if you’re part of the gay scene, the internal
Dear Gay Men, At one point or another, we’ve all been in the closet before. So regardless of whether you’re currently openly gay or still stuck in the closet, here are 10 common struggles of closeted gay men that you’ll probably be able to relate to: 1. You’re perpetually paranoid about people discovering your ‘deep dark
Dear Gay Men, Judging from many of your Grindr profiles, the demand for ‘straight-acting’ men doesn’t seem to be wavering anytime soon. Since gay men are so obsessed with achieving heterosexual masculinity, this guide will provide you with everything you need to know about becoming a truly straight-acting male! Step 1: Get a beer belly!
Dear Gay People, I think its fair to say that we all have a love-hate relationship with Grindr. Actually, it’s not just Grindr. Our contradictory feelings towards Grindr pretty much applies to all the other gay apps out there like Jack’d, Planet Romeo etc. We swear off them one day. Find our way back to
Dear Gay People, Falling for your straight best friend is one of the oldest clichés in the gay book. And yet, time and again, it keeps happening. Maybe it’s the lure of the forbidden fruit that our innate human nature finds irresistible. Maybe it’s due to the emotional intimacy of the friendship. Maybe it’s because
Dear Gay People, Most of us don’t realise that we’ve fallen for our straight best friends until it is too late. Unless you want to subject yourself to a state of emotional turmoil and drive yourself crazy, I suggest you read this post to check for any warning signs before it is too late. 1.