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’
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If I had to sum up the next feature of the Out Of The Closet series in just one word, it would have to be ‘dreamer’. For a country that prizes pragmatism over passion, it’s rare to find idealists from Singapore. But that’s exactly what my next interviewee is. The man may be almost half a century
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National swimmer. Paralympic medalist. 2017 Pink Dot ambassador. The honorary 50th feature of our Out Of The Closet series is someone who needs little introduction. Dear Straight People, Meet 30-year old Singaporean Theresa Goh – Singapore’s FIRST ‘out’ athlete! A world record holder for the SB4 50 metres and 200 metres breaststroke, Theresa is best known for clinching
Dear Straight People, In light of the politically charged climate of 2017, it’s safe to say that more attention than ever will be heaped on the Pink Dot ambassadors this year. So it’s highly commendable that singer Nathan Hartono, para-swimmer Theresa Goh and actor Ebi Shankara have stepped up to take on the role