Tag: Opinion Piece

A Personal Perspective Of How The Chase Tan Mediacorp Controversy Affected Me

This personal perspective of the Chase Tan Mediacorp controversy surrounding ‘My Guardians Angels’ shows the real world consequences of harmful media portrayals on Singapore TV.

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In A World Of Coronavirus, Does Pride Month Still Matter?

In a world of coronavirus, Pride Month is still as relevant as ever. Global pandemic or not, acceptance, equality and diversity are all important hallmarks of society. Pride Month fights for these values, and so much more.

Coronavirus Outbreak Reveals Just How Deep Body Image Issues Are In The Gay Community

While the world scrambled for toilet paper in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, gay men bought home gym equipment revealing just how deep body image issues are in the gay community.

I Finally Forgave My Wife For Leaving Me To Be With Her Partner

A Singaporean man who lost his marriage when his wife came out of the closet to be with her lesbian partner details his struggles in this heartfelt piece.

Confession: I Wish The Gay Scene Was More Accepting & Inclusive

This candid piece from a 25-year old gay Singaporean reveals how lonely and isolating it can be for guys who don’t fit into the mould of the insta-famous gays.

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.

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.