Tag: perspective piece

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.

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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.

This Gay Asian Came Out To His Tiger Mum… And Got The Most Unexpected Response Ever!

It’s not often that Asian kids get a positive response when they come out to their parents.

This story of a gay Asian man coming out to his Asian tiger mum however, yielded a rather surprise ending.

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.

The Reality (And Struggle) Of Being An Average Looking Gay Man

If Instagram is to be believed, gay friendship is mostly muscled, tanned men smiling topless on the beach or in a club surrounded by an armour of hashtags. I figured that explained my struggle. I am shy, ugly and vegan, all of which pose a serious threat to anyone wanting to gain likes with the likes of #gaycute #gayhunk #gayhot.