Tag: LGBT Issues

Singapore’s anti-gay law will remain until social attitudes change, PM Lee

Speaking to Stephen Sackur on a wide range of topics, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has indicated that he is prepared to live with the Section 377A (the law which criminalises gay men) until social attitudes change. Sackur asked Mr Lee for his personal views...

Canceling of Les Misérables kissing scene is not victory over LGBT but of hysteria

~Republished from playwright Alfian Sa'at's Facebook page~ In a Straits Times report, it was mentioned that MDA removed a a 'same-sex kissing scene' from the musical Les Miserables because of complaints from ‘members of the public’. The report stated that "Facebook user Alvin Ng posted in...

Invisible Pulp: The Books We Will Never Know Were Banned

By Simon Vincent I was among those concerned people who wrote in to NLB to protest its decision to ban the books And Tango Makes Three and The White Swan Express. Only a day after sending my letter, I read that the books were to be...

Vincent Wijeysingha and gay activists barred from Russian embassy, cops show up

SINGAPORE 30th August 2013: Russian diplomats did not respond with love when gay activist  Vincent Wijeysingha and his friends went to present a petition, “To Russia with Love” on Friday. They were refused entry into the Russian embassy. Fourteen policemen in eight patrol cars...

Gayhood in Singapore

After playing hide-and-seek for many years, the gay community is finally coming out of the closet; and what a confident and proud group we are seeing as they are declare their sexuality openly and unabashedly. The most recent pink declaration came from Opposition politician Vincent...