Tag: community norms

Yaacob said norms. But what are norms?

By Tommy Wong Referring to the recent NLB's decision to pull three children's books out of the National Library, Communications and Information Minister Yaacob Ibrahim defended NLB's decision by explaining that it was based on "community norms". This explanation poses an interesting question:”What are community...

Single parent’s open letter to Yaacob Ibrahim

In a Facebook post, Jaxe Pan commented on NLB’s decision to pulp three children’s books which have LGBT-friendly stories. The single mum wrote on Friday: “It’s okay that you are not like us… but please do not remove our stories, and pretend we do...