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Out Of The Closet: Roy Tan Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 58-year old Singaporean Roy Tan; the unofficial historian of Singapore’s LGBT community. Older than Singapore herself, Roy has personally lived through Singapore’s LGBT history in its entirety. From the birth of Singapore’s first gay disco in an obscure seafood restaurant in the early 1970s to the police entrapment and caning of gay cruisers in

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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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Out Of The Closet: Bhas Karan Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 31 year-old Bhas Karan, an ethnic Indian born and bred in Singapore. Being gay in Singapore is hard. But being gay and Indian in Singapore is harder. Sexual racism is prevalent within the gay community. And in Singapore, the group which bears the brunt of it are the gay Indians. Profiles which

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Target Of Leaked Gay Sex Video Speaks Out Against Invasion Of Privacy

Dear Straight People, Hollywood celebrities aren’t the only ones who get their nudes splashed all over the internet. Every now and then, some unsuspecting soul from the gay scene will find their naked self plastered all over Tumblr sites. And it’s become so common that gay people have more or less resigned themselves to the

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12 Singaporeans Reflect On The Difficulties Of Growing Up LGBT In Singapore

Dear Straight People, There’s no need for you to walk in our shoes to find out how life was like for us growing up. Sure, walking a mile in our shoes might help you understand us better. But we have a much better alternative for you. We asked 12 Singaporean members of the LGBT community

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Top 10 Gayest Animals That Prove That Homosexuality Is Natural

Dear Straight People, If you thought gay sex was unnatural, you thought wrong. Humans aren’t the only ones with gay tendencies. Animals like to get it on with members of the same sex too. But I’m sure you know that already. Gay activists have been throwing around this fact so much so that even people

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An Open Letter To Singaporean Ministers Regarding The Orlando Massacre

    Dear Ministers and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thank you for your various statements on the Orlando massacre on your own Facebook pages and the Ministry’s statement. In your carefully worded statement and Facebook postings, you have avoided to state that the deadly violence took place in a gay club where most of

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10 Funny Gifs That Perfectly Describes How Attending Pink Dot Is Like

Dear Gay People, If you’ve attended Pink Dot before, this post is going to give you so much feels. If you haven’t, the following 10 funny gifs will give you some valuable insight into how the Pink Dot experience is like for most gay people! 1. You’re greeted by a ridiculously enthusiastic bunch of people

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Out Of The Closet: Bryan Choong Shares His Story

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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10 Reasons Why People Need To Stop Hating On Topless Selfies

Dear People,                     To post or not to post? What lame reason should I use to justify my topless selfie? Should I google an inspirational quote as an excuse for my shirtless shot? Those are the questions I ask myself whenever my topless selfie game is on point. And then one day, I started to ask myself

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