Tag: inspirational

A Gay Christmas Love Story: The Gift

In the spirit of Christmas, we’ve put together a gay Christmas themed comic series based on a true story called ‘The Gift’.

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Out Of The Closet: Desmond & Onn Share Their Story

Dear Straight People, I’ve never believed in love at first sight. Such Disney like fantasies have always seemed like quite a stretch for me. But that’s exactly what happened to 53-year old Wong Yung Onn-Perry (Onn) and his 39-year old partner of 10 years, Desmond Charles Perry-Wong (Des). A decade ago, a chance encounter at Century Square

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Fitspiration Of The Week: Luke Newton From Australia

Dear Fitness Enthusiasts, Meet 30-year old Australian Luke Newton, the kind of guy everybody secretly hates. Luke Newton is the type of guy who binges on fast food and yet still manages to boast a physique that even fitness models would be envious of. He’s also the only personal trainer whom I’ve met who actually advices against a diet

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Out Of The Closet: Jack Lim Shares His Story

Dear Straight People, Meet 32-year old Malaysian Jack Lim, whose story brought actual tears to my eyes. As I listen to Jack recall his story over a video phone call from his apartment in Kuala Lumpur, I can’t help but tear up a bit. This man is an absolute inspiration. Forced out of his home at

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5 Sex Workers In Singapore Share Their Inspiring Stories With Us

Dear Gay People, The LGBT community isn’t the only marginalised group in Singapore. Sex workers are one of the most marginalised communities in not just Singapore, but in the world. The only time sex workers get any media attention is when things like rape, drugs or murder are involved. I’m not sure about you, but I’m getting

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Out Of The Closet: Anthony Leong Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 26-year old Singaporean Anthony Leong, who has been living with depression for the past 8 years. It may be 2016. But the stigma surrounding depression is still as prevalent as ever. Not many people would openly admit to living with depression. But Anthony is one of the rare few who isn’t afraid of sharing

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Out Of The Closet: Kevin Truong Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 34-year old American Kevin Truong, founder of The Gay Men Project – a visual catalog of gay men around the world. It has been 4 years since Kevin set out to create the single largest collection of stories of gay men across the globe. And with over 700 gay men featured across 86 cities

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Out Of The Closet: Faliqh Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 28-year old Singaporean Faliqh, an openly gay Malay who used to struggle a lot with reconciling his Islamic faith with his sexuality. Born into a highly religious family, Faliqh was so ridden with guilt over his same-sex attraction that he would often pray to God in a bid to become more ‘normal’. For one

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Out Of The Closet: Alex Tan Shares His Story

  Dear People, Meet 23-year old Singaporean Alex Tan… who not too long ago, struggled a lot with body image issues. Being gay is hard. But being gay and fat is even harder. Fat shaming is prevalent in the gay community. And if you don’t believe me, just ask Alex Tan. At his heaviest, Alex weighed

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Out Of The Closet: Darius Zee Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 27-year old Singaporean Darius Zee… a former homophobe turned LGBT rights activist! Darius’ same-sex inclination started when he was only in primary school. However, it wasn’t till he started his secondary school education that his homosexual tendencies became a lot more evident. Darius reflects that: I guess my inclination was only confirmed

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