Tag: Pink dot

Did the Malaysian paper get it wrong in breaking the ‘gay’ code?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_eZp9lgz3o As opposed to the Malaysian newspaper Sinar Harian's claims that regular gym goers, or mean wearing branded clothes and sporting beards are to be...

Pink Dot 2017: Young Singaporeans share their views on new regulations enforced this year

TISG was on the ground on Saturday, 1 July at Pink Dot 2017. We interviewed young people on the new safety measures that have been...

What happens when straight and gay people meet for the first time?

"With the state of the world today, it’s more important than ever to not live in our “bubble”, but to reach out to those...

Barricades in Speakers’ Corner – letting a hundred flowers die

“We as a society should be forward-looking.” – Lee Hsien Loong, 2004, National Day Rally speech. “Once in a while, Think Centre says they want...

How will the police enforce anti-foreigner rule in Speakers’ Corner?

By Ben Matchap Let's get real, there is no way the government can enforce the “no foreigners allowed in pink dot” ruling. Firstly the optics of...

Change in rule on foreigners’ presence in Speakers’ Corner’s events

The organisers of the annual Pink Dot event said on Sunday, 14 May, that the police have reminded them that "only Singapore Citizens and...

Pink Dot and Muslims

Pink Dot has been around since 2009. But this year, religious groups are getting into the act, with the Wear White campaign launched by...

More than just white vs. pink

When the Wear White campaign, organised by Islamic religious teacher Ustaz Noor Deros, was unveiled, it saw unlikely supporters in the Faith Community Baptist...

Wijeysingha raises temperature with claim that he was once molested

Social work lecturer and activist Vincent Wijeysingha has made an unusual claim at an unusual time when tensions between the LGBT community and some...

What a pity, HPB’s FAQs would have been helpful

Looking back, 24-year-old Sarah* wishes the Health Promotion Board (HPB) had made the move to address sexual health for the LGBT community when she...
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