From seeing two women walk down the aisle in Singapore to witnessing a lavish gay wedding in Bangkok complete with strippers and holographic projections, these 5 inspiring same-sex couples from Asia prove that it’s possible for us to carve out our own happily ever afters.
Meet Maisy and Dawn; a happily married lesbian couple living in Singapore. If there’s one thing we can all take away from their story, it is that we don’t need the government’s support to build our own happily ever after.
8 Singaporeans share their experiences with Dear Straight People on their everyday LGBT discrimination in Singapore.
Dear Straight People, Discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community exists in Singapore. And sometimes, it comes from those closest to you – your family and friends. From anecdotes of being kicked out of the family home to losing friends of over a decade, here are 12 stories of discrimination that happened in Singapore. 1. Anastasia Lim
From schoolyard bullying to homophobic teachers, here are 11 Singaporeans who have stepped up to share personal stories of discrimination that they’ve experienced that happened in schools right here in Singapore.
Over one short weekend, over 70 individuals from all walks of life turned up for Dear Straight People’s photo shoot in support of the repeal of Section 377A. An archaic law that criminalises consensual sex between men in Singapore, Section 377A propagates stigma and prejudice against the LGBTQ+ community by legally framing same-sex attraction as ‘immoral’
Dear Straight People, Am I that different? I am the boy with an attraction deemed unnatural, sinful and destructive. I am the boy who was told that nothing good would come out of those same-sex attractions. I am the boy who lost his mother at a young age. Inspired and touched by the love and
A straight pro-LGBT Christian couple in Singapore pen a heartwarming letter to the LGBT community in support of the repeal of Section 377A.
Growing up with Section 377A has made Singaporeans incapable of imagining a better, more inclusive Singapore.
But it’s time we stop making do with what we have and start working for a Singapore where people are free to be themselves.
Find out the answers to common questions in our interview with Leow Yangfa – the executive director of Singapore’s only counselling centre for the LGBTQ community