Tag: Sherry Sherqueshaa

Meet The Singaporean Youths Fighting Against HIV/AIDs

Dear Straight People, Contrary to popular belief, not every millennial is an apathetic, self-absorbed narcissist obsessed with growing their social media following. Here are 3 Singaporean youths doing their part in the battle against HIV/AIDs and other sexually transmitted diseases: MR. AJMAL KHAN (AJ): COMING OUT WITH HIV Stigmatisation, and subsequently discriminatory behaviours and attitudes within

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5 Sex Workers In Singapore Share Their Inspiring Stories With Us

Dear Gay People, The LGBT community isn’t the only marginalised group in Singapore. Sex workers are one of the most marginalised communities in not just Singapore, but in the world. The only time sex workers get any media attention is when things like rape, drugs or murder are involved. I’m not sure about you, but I’m getting

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8 Activists Fighting For Trans Rights Around The World You Should Know About

Dear Straight People, In light of Trans Awareness Month happening this November, we need to talk about the T in LGBT! As a feminist and a member of the LGBT community, it is my obligation to proudly support those fighting for the movement of transgender rights globally. Transphobia is rampant and trans individuals are constantly

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12 LGBT Asians From Around The World Share Their First Coming Out Experience

Dear Queer People, The only thing more nerve racking than coming out is coming out for the first time.  Uncertainty is a scary thing. And it’s exacerbated by the fact that the consequences can be dire should things not pan out as planned. But for many of us, coming out is a rite of passage that

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8 Singaporean Millennials Fighting For LGBT Rights Who Deserve More Recognition

Dear People, I’m not quite sure when it happened, but ‘Millennial’ has become a dirty word. As a millennial myself, part of life as a millennial is constantly getting told about how awful my generation is. According to millennial bashers, we’re all supposedly apathetic, spoilt and self-absorbed narcissists obsessed with acquiring more Instagram followers. But contrary

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Out Of The Closet: Sherry Sherqueshaa Shares Her Story

  Dear People, Meet 24-year old transgender woman Sherry Sherqueshaa… a former sex worker turned activist! From as far back as she could remember, Sherry was always feminine by nature, naturally gravitating towards ‘girly’ activities such as shopping etc. In fact, up till today, Sherry confesses to having a penchant for online shopping and the

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