Tag: LGBT People Singapore

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: 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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25 Singaporean Heroes Of The LGBT Community Millennials Don’t Know About

Dear Millennials, When it comes to the history of your own community, you know nothing. But there’s no need for you to get all defensive. This isn’t a millennial shaming post. Because truth be told, your ignorance isn’t your fault. You weren’t taught the origins of the gay rights movement. And LGBT activists don’t really

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