Tag: transphobia

Out Of The Closet: Cassandra Thng Shares Her Story

Dear Straight People, Meet 20-year old Singaporean Cassandra Thng – the woman behind the viral ’31 days of Trans Visibility’ project that made headlines on both mainstream and alternative news sites! In the month leading up to International Trans Visibility Day, Cassandra embarked on a mission to shine the spotlight on the trans community and the issues

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Meet The Man Using His Own Savings To Open Up A Home For Homeless Trans Men

Dear Straight People, With mainstream media constantly painting Singapore out to be a first-world country with a world class government, you’d be forgiven for thinking that homelessness doesn’t exist in Singapore. The reality however, isn’t quite as rosy. Due to a lack of social safety nets, the trans community are particularly vulnerable to ending up on the

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LGBTQ Singaporeans Share Their Experiences With Discrimination

Dear Straight People, If you think that the LGBTQ community in Singapore has it easy, think again. A group of Singaporeans came forward to share their experiences with discrimination using #HateHurts in a fundraising effort for Oogachaga – Singapore’s ONLY community based counselling centre for the LGBTQ community. (Note: The fundraising effort has ended) 1.

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5 Asians Over The Age Of 40 Reflect On How Growing Up LGBT Was Like For Them

Dear Millennials, Yes, it’s not easy being LGBT in Singapore. But while Singapore isn’t exactly a very gay-friendly place in 2016, it’s a heck of a lot better now than it was a few decades ago. But don’t just take my word for it. Hear it from the following 5 Singaporeans over the age of 40 who will

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Out Of The Closet: Ayden Constantine Shares His Story

Dear People, Meet 23-year old Singaporean trans man, Ayden Constantine Kwan Lu Ting. At first glance, Ayden comes across as just another typical Singaporean male. He’s obsessed with Liverpool FC, has a deep manly voice, and has a penchant for fast cars. Few would have guessed that Ayden isn’t your typical Singaporean male. And I’m

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