Daily Archives: 2014-06-26

A call for compassion, dialogue and mutual understanding on LGBTQ issues

By Tiffany Gwee A number of organisations and individuals have come together to back a statement that called for “compassion, dialogue and mutual understanding on LGBTQ (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning) issues”. The statement, released on 22 June, currently has 11 organisations and 248 individuals backing it. It was written in response to the Wear White campaign that was organised by …

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Act with grace and restraint towards LGBT community: NCCS

The National Council of Churches of Singapore (NCCS) has urged members of the Christian community “to always act with grace and restraint should they engage with the LGBT community over the coming event.” The Council, which was founded by churches of the various Christian denominations, issued the statement “in the interest of clearing up the matter concerning human sexuality for members …

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Red, white, pink – a contest of space

By Howard Lee The furore that erupted recently over the Pink Dot event organised by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the opposition it faced by certain religious groups have sideline a decent conversation, not about acceptance and dialogue, but about fair contest. It might sound odd to you, to speak of contest when we should really be …

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