Tag: out of the closet

Out Of The Closet: Scott Lai Shares His Story

  Dear People, Meet 25-year old Singaporean Scott Lai! Growing up, Scott never really struggled much with his sexuality, largely because he never had the time to pay much thought to it. A competitive swimmer from young, Scott spent a large part of his childhood training in the pool. He would hit the pool at

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Out Of The Closet: Peggy Chang Shares Her Story

  Dear People, Meet 30-year old Singaporean Peggy Chang! If you find Peggy familiar, it’s probably because you’ve seen her on TV before! Peggy was the female winner of the talent-scouting competition ‘Hey Gorgeous’ as well as a top 5 finalist in the Miss Singapore Universe pageant in 2007. Before that, she came in third

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Out Of The Closet: Nicholas Lim Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 35-year old Singaporean Nicholas Lim, who also happens to be the admin of GLBT Voices Singapore (GVS); the largest Singaporean GLBT community on Facebook! When Nicholas was only 5-years old, he was sexually abused by various male figures in his childhood. The childhood sexual ‘happenings’ continued on till he was 7, when

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Out Of The Closet: Irwin Tseing Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 22-year old Australian Irwin Tseing! Born in Sydney, Irwin’s father is from Hong Kong while his mother is of English descent. Growing up, his inclination towards guys was something that he was always acutely aware of, but not something which he gave too much thought to. When I was young I always

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Out Of The Closet: Lokies Khan Shares His Story

Dear People,              Meet 23-year old Singaporean Lokies Khan! Currently serving his National Service in the Singapore Armed Forces, Lokies has done something few others dared to do. Despite the social stigma associated with homosexuality in the military, Lokies has very proudly declared that he’s gay, not just to the

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Out Of The Closet: Darius Zee Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 27-year old Singaporean Darius Zee… a former homophobe turned LGBT rights activist! Darius’ same-sex inclination started when he was only in primary school. However, it wasn’t till he started his secondary school education that his homosexual tendencies became a lot more evident. Darius reflects that: I guess my inclination was only confirmed

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Out Of The Closet: Audi Khalid Shares His Story

Dear People,                                Meet 27-year old Singaporean Audi Khalid! Born to a Malay family, homosexuality was a foreign concept to his parents. It was a topic that was rarely brought up nor discussed in the family. Never in their wildest dreams

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Out Of The Closet: Dustin Sohn Shares His Story

Dear Straight People, Meet 25-year old Korean American Dustin Sohn… and his adorable dog Kai! Born to immigrants, Dustin grew up in predominantly white America, where he conceded that being an ethnic minority contributed significantly to his insecurities. When he started experiencing same-sex attractions during his preteen years, the combination of being both Asian and

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