Tag: Opinion Piece

I Attended A Gay Thai Wedding And Learnt What Same-Sex Couples Truly Want

Here is what I learnt from attending the wedding of Tom Tan and Oui Srimuang, a gay couple based in Thailand who got married on their 20th year together.

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An Open Letter By The Founder Of A LGBT Drug Addiction Recovery Centre In Singapore

Alaric Tan pens a heartfelt letter to seek support for The Greenhouse, an LGBT drug addiction recovery center that he founded.

Behind The Smiles: The Reality Of Being LGBT In Thailand

Thailand may seem like a safe haven for the LGBT community. But this ability of Thai society to accept queerness often does not extend towards a family member.

An Open Letter To All The Lonely Gay Men Jaded With The ‘Scene’

The social climate for the contemporary gay man is one where friendships are grey and appearance is king. So it’s no surprise many gay men feel lonely & jaded.

This letter is addressed to every gay man who has ever felt jaded with the scene.

I Was Sexually Assaulted During A Photoshoot By A Sleazy Photographer

Dear Straight People, They say a picture paints a thousand words. But you would never be able to guess the story that this photograph hides. For far too long, stories like these have only been shared through gossip within tight circles. Very rarely, if at all, do you hear of victims coming forward to tell

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An Open Letter To Everyone Tired Of Gay Hook Up Culture

Dear Straight (and LGBTQ+) People, I don’t quite remember the first time I met someone through Grindr but I definitely remember the thrill of it. Before I owned a smartphone, I would borrow my relative’s iPod Touch and secretly download the app to see who are the gay men around me before deleting the app

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A Gay Christian Explains How Section 377A Affects The Gay Community In Heartfelt Letter

Dear Straight People, Am I that different? I am the boy with an attraction deemed unnatural, sinful and destructive. I am the boy who was told that nothing good would come out of those same-sex attractions. I am the boy who lost his mother at a young age. Inspired and touched by the love and

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Opinion: Everyone (Particularly Gay Influencers) Should Start Voicing Out On LGBT Issues

Find out why this gay Instafamous influencer believes that everyone, especially gay influencers, should start voicing out against S377A!

An Open Letter To Everyone Who Thinks Section 377A Doesn’t Affect Them

Growing up with Section 377A has made Singaporeans incapable of imagining a better, more inclusive Singapore.

But it’s time we stop making do with what we have and start working for a Singapore where people are free to be themselves.