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Meet The 20-Year Old Filmmaker Behind ‘The Rise Of Vanda Miss Joaquim’

Drone shots, special effects and a heartwarming story to boot; ‘The Rise Of Vanda Miss Joaquim’ is a true work of art. Singapore’s latest documentary shines the spotlight on Vanda Miss Joaquim, one of Singapore’s most prolific drag queens. Performed by Azizul Izzy Mahathir, Vanda Miss Joaquim has knocked up quite an impressive list of

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Out Of The Closet: Marcus Goh Shares His Story

More than just a coming out story, Marcus Goh shares with us the incident which compelled him to work out furiously, revealing the intense pressure that gay men face to stay lean.

Out Of The Closet: Jay Lin Shares His Story

YES, there are gay parents in Asia! Read the story of how Jay Lin started his own family right here in Asia and built a gay Asian version of Netflix called Gagaoolala.

Out Of The Closet: Maitri & Krys Share Their Story

Meet Maitri and Krys – a same-sex Singaporean couple who overcame the odds to get married in Thailand in a ceremony ordained by monks.

Out Of The Closet: Tom Tan Shares His Story

For the first time ever, the co-founder of gCircuit publicly reveals how his boyfriend of 18 years and him managed to build Asia’s LARGEST gay dance festival together.

Interview With Cast Of LGBT Musical ‘FUN HOME’ – Adrian Pang, Benjamin Kheng & Monique Wilson

Winner of 5 Tony Awards, Adrian Pang, Benjamin Kheng and Monique Wilson share with us what it’s like starring in the groundbreaking LGBT musical packed with drama and comedy about a young woman’s journey of self-discovery.

Out Of The Closet: Xuan Shares His Story

Two years ago, Dear Straight People published Xuan’s coming out story. A few weeks later, we had to take the story down as it was causing him too much tension at home.

A perfect example of how there are still a lot of forces out there who want to silence queer voices, Xuan has very bravely decided to come out again in the hopes of inspiring others like him.

Top 10 Most Read Coming Out Stories Of All Time!

In 2015, we launched the Out Of The Closet series and since then, we’ve published over 60 different coming out stories.

Almost 5 years on, here are our top 10 most read coming out stories of all time!