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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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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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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┬ánarcissists 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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