Tag: LGBT Issues

Lau Pa Sat eatery gets more support after pride flag tearing incident

Singapore—Love wins, as they say. Light is stronger than darkness, and love stronger than hate. This seemed to be the message that some Singaporeans wanted...

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...

Policymakers ‘in the dark’ on sexual orientation and gender identity: UN

As Pride Month is celebrated this June, one independent expert from the United Nations voiced out concerns that there was very little data surrounding...

Wedding of Lee Kuan Yew’s grandson and his boyfriend maybe a watershed moment for...

Singapore—On Friday, May 24, Li Huanwu, grandson of Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, married his boyfriend Heng Yirui in Cape Town, South Africa. In...

Lee Hsien Yang on son’s wedding to boyfriend “I believe my father would have...

Singapore — Singapore, along with the rest of the world, found out over social media on the afternoon of Friday (May 25) about the...

Desmond Lee warns that gay couples seeking to adopt may find it harder to...

History was made this week through a landmark decision wherein Singapore’s High Court allowed a doctor to adopt his biological son who had been...

Muslim clerics claim Section 377A repeal will threaten family values

The Singapore Islamic Scholars and Religious Teachers Association (Pergas) released a statement on Wednesday, September 19, weighing in on the possible repeal of Section...

Of Caning, Hanging and the Criminalising of Gay Sex

By Augustine Low The case of Singapore agreeing not to cane suspected StanChart bank robber David Roach as a condition for extradition by the United...
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