Tag: LGBT in Singapore

Local drag queen and Mr World Singapore 2020 hopeful speaks up on LGBT

Singapore—The times, as they say, are a-changing. It seems that while the LGBT community may be gaining more acceptance in Singapore of late, as Taylor...

You don’t have to be straight to love your country!

Singapore—There was an Easter egg of sorts in an article that appeared on the online and print editions of The Straits Times (ST) when...

LGBTQ group say Shanmugam, Tan Chuan-Jin among top 2 leaders who have championed their...

Singapore—Sayoni, which describes itself as a “community-oriented organisation committed to making the lives of lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender women better,” has released a...

Li Huanwu and Heng Yirui post photo on Instagram after challenges to Section 377A...

Singapore—On Monday (Mar 30) three appeals to challenge the constitutionality of Section 377A of the country’s Penal Code were scrapped in the High Court....

Section 377A was originally meant to curb male prostitution, lawyers challenge provision

Singapore—In the challenges to Section 377A of Singapore’s Penal Code, lawyers who are fighting for the repeal of the provision argued in the High...

Amid decline in opposition to gay marriage, High Court to hear challenges to Section...

Singapore—According to the results of a poll published by the Institute of Policy Studies last May, opposition to same-sex marriage has decreased from 74...

Over half of Singaporeans have a negative reaction to a relative coming out as...

Singapore — A recent survey showed 53 percent of Singaporean respondents reacting negatively to a hypothetical situation wherein a close family member would come...

ST edits out portion of Pink Dot story that said LHY and family had...

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...

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

Singapore — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made some remarks on June 26, Wednesday, about the LGBT+ community and Section 377A of the Penal...

PM Lee: Whatever your sexual orientation, you’re welcome to work in Singapore

Singapore— Are the winds of change blowing over Singapore? Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke up about sexual orientation and Section 377A of the Penal...
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