Tag: Section 377A

M Ravi: Section 377A should be found as a law that is “absurd”

Singapore — Amid the latest battle to repeal the country’s law banning sex between gay  men, lawyer M Ravi has stated that the colonial-era...

Singapore activists appeal gay sex ban court ruling

Three Singapore campaigners launched an appeal Monday against a court's decision to uphold a law banning sex between men, the latest effort to overturn...

LGBT publication praises PAP MP Baey Yam Keng for open support of community

Singapore — A leading online LGBT publication in Asia has praised PAP MP Baey Yam Keng for featuring a transgender man in his Instagram...

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....

“With Section 377A, gay and bisexual men are doubly criminalised”—lawyer for repeal argues

Singapore—The third legal challenge to Section 377A of the Penal Code, which is Singapore’s colonial-era law that criminalize acts of “gross indecency” between males,...

Lawyers fighting for 377A repeal: sexual orientation cannot be willfully changed

Singapore—In the second legal challenge to Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalizes sex between males, lawyers who are arguing for the colonial-era...

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...

Former Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong calls for 377A to be repealed, says it...

In a paper he wrote and published with the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL), a former Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong argued that Section...

Court challenges to 377A scheduled for November, even as amendments to Religious Harmony Act...

Singapore— Sayoni, an organization that aims to empower queer women in Asia, has hailed the amendments to Singapore’s Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act, which...
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