Tag: homophobia

LGBTQ Singaporeans Share Their Experiences With Discrimination

Dear Straight People, If you think that the LGBTQ community in Singapore has it easy, think again. A group of Singaporeans came forward to share their experiences with discrimination using #HateHurts in a fundraising effort for Oogachaga – Singapore’s ONLY community based counselling centre for the LGBTQ community. (Note: The fundraising effort has ended) 1.

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Out Of The Closet: Patricia & Sham Share Their Story

Dear People, Meet 24-year old Patricia and 31-year old transman Sham… one of the most inspirational couples you’ll ever read about. Relationships are never easy. And every couple would have had their fair share of obstacles to contend with. But the challenges that Patricia and Sham have had to face are not your typical Elite

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Watch 49 Hollywood Celebrities Honour The 49 Orlando Shooting Victims In Touching Video Tribute

Dear Straight People, If this video doesn’t tug at your heartstrings, then nothing will. Produced by Ryan Murphy, the Human Rights Campaign released an emotional video tribute to the Orlando Massacre by bringing together 49 Hollywood stars to honour the 49 victims of the tragic Orlando Shootings. Some of the  celebrities include openly gay stars

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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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Out Of The Closet: Xzavier Shao Wei Shares His Story

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

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Super Gay Things About Singapore To Petition Against Instead Of Adam Lambert

Dear Straight People, Now that your petition against Adam Lambert has obviously failed since Adam’s still scheduled to perform at the New Year Eve’s countdown party, here are some other super gay things about Singapore to petition against instead! 1. The colour of our IC   Frankly, I’m quite surprised no homophobes with too much

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8 Of The Funniest LGBT Quotes Ever Said

Dear Straight (and LGBTQ) People, If you need a laugh or two, the following 8 LGBT related quotes should do the trick! We try out best to not be so charming but it just keeps happening! 2. Hiding in the closet does have its perks after all 3. Mystery solved! 4. Word. 5. This person

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Move Over Homophobia, It’s Time To Talk About Biphobia

Dear People, You’ve probably heard of homophobia before. And maybe even transphobia. But chances are, most of you have never heard of biphobia before. When you consider the fact that biphobia is rampant in both the straight and LGBT communities, the lack of attention to it is honestly quite shocking. As the name itself suggests,

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Ok Fine, Homosexuality Is Totally A Choice!

Dear Straight People, For years and years, you lot have been preaching that homosexuality is a choice and for years and years, the gay community has vehemently denied it. Since this debate isn’t reaching a consensus anytime soon, I’m going to throw in the towel because I’m tired of arguing with you. Fine I admit

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Dear Gay Men, Stop Hating On Feminine Guys!

Dear Gay Men, Do feminine guys embarrass you? Do flamboyant men annoy you? Do you pride yourself on being ‘straight-acting’? If you’ve answered yes to all of the above questions, you’re definitely not the only one. ‘Straight-acting’ gay men who pride themselves on their masculinity and who look down on feminine guys are a dime

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