Tag: lgbt rights

7 Singaporeans Share Their Experiences With Everyday LGBTQ Discrimination In Singapore

8 Singaporeans share their experiences with Dear Straight People on their everyday LGBT discrimination in Singapore.

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8 Activists Fighting For Trans Rights Around The World You Should Know About

Dear Straight People, In light of Trans Awareness Month happening this November, we need to talk about the T in LGBT! As a feminist and a member of the LGBT community, it is my obligation to proudly support those fighting for the movement of transgender rights globally. Transphobia is rampant and trans individuals are constantly

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8 Pro-LGBT Companies In Singapore That Do More Than Just Talk About Inclusivity

Dear ‘Pro-LGBT’ Companies, Showing support for the LGBT community entails more than just including fancy words such as ‘inclusivity’ and ‘diversity’ in your carefully constructed PR statements. In an age where politically correct words like ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusivity’ are thrown around to the point of exhaustion, their ubiquity has pretty much eroded their meaning. While these

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8 Singaporean Millennials Fighting For LGBT Rights Who Deserve More Recognition

Dear People, I’m not quite sure when it happened, but ‘Millennial’ has become a dirty word. As a millennial myself, part of life as a millennial is constantly getting told about how awful my generation is. According to millennial bashers, we’re all supposedly apathetic, spoilt and self-absorbed narcissists obsessed with acquiring more Instagram followers. But contrary

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Why Despite The Politics, The Gay Community Is Worth Fighting For

Dear Gay People, If you’ve ever felt like the gay community isn’t worth fighting for, trust me, you’re not the only one. Contrary to what certain institutions want you to believe, the gay community isn’t one big happy family.  There is politics within the community and if you’re part of the gay scene, the internal

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