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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!

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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Out Of The Closet: Theresa Goh Shares Her Story

National swimmer. Paralympic medalist. 2017 Pink Dot ambassador. The honorary 50th feature of our Out Of The Closet series is none other than Theresa Goh. Find out more about Singapore’s first ‘out’ athlete.

Remembering Edward Chew: Publisher Of OG Magazine

Dear Straight People, Meet Singaporean Edward Chew, publisher of OG (Oriental Guy) magazine. A trailblazer well ahead of his time, Ed is best known for his work through OG magazine. The gay magazine was distributed overseas during the 1990s and ran for 26 issues. Unlike other gay magazines during that time which only featured Caucasian models, OG

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Interview With Pink Dot Ambassadors: Nathan Hartono, Theresa Goh & Ebi Shankara

  Dear Straight People, In light of the politically charged climate of 2017, it’s safe to say that more attention than ever will be heaped on the Pink Dot ambassadors this year. So it’s highly commendable that singer Nathan Hartono, para-swimmer Theresa Goh and actor Ebi Shankara have stepped up to take on the role

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Former Chemsex Addict Shares His Harrowing Experience Of Drug Addiction

This candid confession from a former chemsex addict in Singapore will show you just what drug addiction is like.