Tag: Pink dot

The Problem with Bum Holes

There seems to be a national obsession with the anus in Singapore. If you want to get a heated discussion going, all you need to do is to mention the fact that in Singapore it remains illegal for two consenting adult men to poke...

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...

“What is immoral about Lee Hsien Yang attending Pink Dot?” – Open letter to FCBC Pastor Nina Khong goes viral

Rev (Dr) Nina Khong, one of the senior pastors of Faith Community Baptist Church (FCBC), has drawn sharp criticism online over her recent comments about how Lee Hsien Yang’s recent appearance at Pink Dot was "immoral." Rev Nina Khong is the wife of Apostle Lawrence Khong, the...

“It’s immoral!” – FCBC Senior Pastor Nina Khong denounces Lee Hsien Yang’s attendance at Pink Dot

Rev (Dr) Nina Khong, one of the senior pastors of Faith Community Baptist Church (FCBC), has criticised Lee Hsien Yang's recent appearance at Pink Dot, with his family. Mr Lee and his wife Lee Suet Fern accompanied their son and his husband to the 11th annual Pink...

Radio DJ barred from giving TED talk at Singapore poly 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. TED Talks are influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech and creativity, and Simon was set to speak at Singapore Polytechnic....

ST edits out portion of Pink Dot story that said LHY and family had attended the rally

Singapore—Pink Dot held a very successful rally and concert on June 29, with thousands of attendees coming to Hong Lim Park on the last Saturday of Pride Month, when support for the LGBTQ+ community was seen in big parades and demonstrations all over the...

Newlyweds Li Huanwu and Heng Yirui attend Pink Dot with first-timer Lee Hsien Yang

Singapore – On June 29 (Saturday), Lee Hsien Yang was spotted for the first time at a Pink Dot annual event. The younger brother of Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong continues to support his second son Li Huanwu, who recently tied the know with...

Activists challenge PM Lee’s remarks on 377A; “Very lacking of a moral framework” —Roy Ngerng

Singapore — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made some remarks on June 26, Wednesday, about the LGBT+ community and Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalises sexual acts among males, which have left activists in disagreement with the country’s leader. At the Smart Nation...

Pink Dot rebuts PM Lee’s views and invite him to attend the LGBT pride gathering

The campaign team behind Pink Dot, the annual LGBT pride gathering that has taken place in Singapore for over a decade, has invited Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to attend Pink Dot 2019, this Saturday. Pink Dot issued the open invitation after rebutting some comments...

Ho Ching appears to support Pink Dot with new Facebook post

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s wife, Ho Ching, surprised many when she shared an invitation to this year's Pink Dot event on her Facebook page, over the Chinese New Year holidays: Pink Dot is an annual non-profit event held at The Speakers Corner in support...