Tag: LGBTQ

Som Hyein splits up with girlfriend

Bisexual K-pop star Som Hyein has split up with her non-celebrity girlfriend after almost one year of dating. Som Hyein is a former 'Idol School' contestant who came out of the closet in August last year. She went onto her Instagram account to personally share...

Lili Reinhart’s bisexuality was no secret

Before Lili Reinhart publicly came out as a bisexual, she said that her bisexuality was 'no secret' to her friends and family. The Riverdale star did not want to be accused of 'faking' her sexuality 'to get attention' so she kept mum about it. In an...

Gay Pride events go online to mark 50th anniversary

Fifty years on from the first Gay Pride march, the LGBT community and their supporters took many of their events online Saturday, responding to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic. While some activists took to the streets to mark the event, much of the movement's...

JK Rowling’s response to critics over her transgender comments

Young adult fiction author JK Rowling said that the does not want to "bow down" to criticism about her recent comments on transgender people. On Wednesday the author of the Harry Potter series wrote a long post on her site to address the criticism over...

Lili Reinhart came out as bisexual during Pride Month

Lili Reinhart acts as Betty Cooper in Riverdale and she was dating her co-star, Cole Sprouse. Recently the headlines were about them breaking up in real life but there was no official confirmation from them. Reinhart just came out, revealing that she was bisexual...

Shanmugam on LGBTQ community: Everyone should feel safe in Singapore

In a social media post on October 13, Minister for Law and Home Affairs K Shanmugam said that the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) was specifically included in the Explanatory Statement to the Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act (RHA). He said, “I have...

MSF: Violence will not be tolerated against any person regardless of gender or orientation

Singapore—On August 7, Wednesday, Singapore’s Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) said it will not tolerate any violence against anyone, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Dr Walter Theseira had asked a parliamentary question concerning measures taken by the ministry...

Christian group faces huge backlash after trying to “help Christians with unwanted same-sex attraction”

The Christian group behind the Instagram account TrueLove.Is.Sg faced a huge wave of criticism and backlash from the local LGBTQ community after it touted itself as trying to “help Christians with unwanted same-sex attraction”. The group is linked to the 3:16 church led by Pastor...

LGBTQ rights are being taught at British schools to the dismay of some parents

At Anderton Park Primary School in Birmingham, books like "And Tango Makes Three", "My Princess Boy" and "We Are Family" are part of the curriculum that teaches students between the ages six and 11 about the human rights and characteristics legally protected from discrimination...

Singapore Polytechnic responds after barring radio DJ from TED talk because of LGBTQ+ themes

Joshua Simon, a radio presenter at Kiss92 FM, had his recent TED Talk cancelled because of the LGBTQ+ themes it contained. In a Facebook post, he wrote that he was removed from the speakers’ list at Singapore Polytechnic because his talk included LGBTQ+ themes. However...