Inspired by the real life account of a Malaysian youth kicked out of his home after coming out to his parents, we hope this heartwarming tale moves you as much as it moved us.
Tag: Otto Fong
Dear Straight People, We got the talents featured in our recent viral LGBT National Day cover of ‘Home’ to share with us what their hopes for Singapore are. Here is what they said: 1. NORIStar ”I hope that Singaporeans stand tall, be bold and spread the love with one another.” 2. Alexander Teh “My wish
Dear Gay People, My name is Otto Fong and I have been in an open relationship with my partner Han for the past 16 years. What I am about to say is probably going to earn me a lot of hate. But I believe it’s time someone in the gay community address the elephant in
Dear Straight People, Yes, it’s not easy being LGBT in Singapore. But while Singapore isn’t exactly a very gay-friendly place, 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
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
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