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An Open Letter From A Pro-LGBT Straight Christian Couple Against Section 377A

A straight pro-LGBT Christian couple in Singapore pen a heartwarming letter to the LGBT community in support of the repeal of Section 377A.

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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.

Confession: I Leaked My Boyfriend’s Nudes Because He Cheated On Me

Dear Gay People, I have a confession: I leaked my boyfriend’s nudes because he cheated on me. A friend once told me that all gay men cheat. I told that friend to f*** off. You see, I absolutely abhor cheaters. I’ve had 2 ex-boyfriends before. Both relationships ended because both of them couldn’t keep their dicks

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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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6 Openly Queer Indians Share Their Advice On Coming Out

Dear Gay People, Here are 6 incredibly brave Indians based in Singapore who came out, and lived to tell the tale. 1. Patricia (Lesbian) It took me 2 years to come out to tell my family and friends. During those 2 years, I was so afraid of being rejected and being criticised due to the Indian

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5 Asians Over The Age Of 40 Reflect On How Growing Up LGBT Was Like For Them

Dear Millennials, Yes, it’s not easy being LGBT in Singapore. But while Singapore isn’t exactly a very gay-friendly place in 2016, it’s a heck of a lot better now than it was a few decades ago. But don’t just take my word for it. Hear it from the following 5 Singaporeans over the age of 40 who will

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Out Of The Closet: Otto Fong Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 48-year old Singaporean Otto Fong, the teacher who sparked a national controversy when he came out in 2007. It has been almost a decade since Otto first hit the headlines for coming out publicly while still teaching at Raffles Institution. But his story hasn’t lost its relevance, given the fact that no

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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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12 LGBT Asians From Around The World Share Their First Coming Out Experience

Dear Queer People, The only thing more nerve racking than coming out is coming out for the first time.  Uncertainty is a scary thing. And it’s exacerbated by the fact that the consequences can be dire should things not pan out as planned. But for many of us, coming out is a rite of passage that

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12 Singaporeans Reflect On The Difficulties Of Growing Up LGBT In Singapore

Dear Straight People, There’s no need for you to walk in our shoes to find out how life was like for us growing up. Sure, walking a mile in our shoes might help you understand us better. But we have a much better alternative for you. We asked 12 Singaporean members of the LGBT community

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