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Bert & Ernie of Sesame Street are actually gay and in love

In an exclusive interview by reporter David Reddish on Queerty, writer and creator of Sesame Streets’ Bert & Ernie, Mark Saltzman revealed that the iconic puppet duo are in fact modelled on his relationship with his life partner the late Arnold Glassman – the two were partners for over 20 years before Glassman’s passing in 2003. In the interview, Saltzman …

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The UEFA Champions League kicks off today but Singtel still can’t broadcast the matches

Singtel customers are understandably upset by the fact that they can't watch the UEFA Champion League matches anymore and are making their grievances heard. Postings on the Singtel Facebook page have not been friendly - mostly upset subscribers demanding that Singtel be transparent about the status of their broadcasting rights. The strong reaction is not surprising considering that this football …

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SICW 2018 registration portal down for scheduled maintenance two days before event

The Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) 2018 is an established cybersecurity event where interested parties can discuss, network, and strategise with like-minded individuals and organisations. The event emphasises international and regional cooperation, cyber ecosystem development and innovation. Happening on 18 to 20 September, the theme for this year’s SICW is ‘Forging a Trusted and Open Cyberspace’. Those who are interested …

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Churches want 377A to remain in order to preserve the sanctity of marriage

Unsurprisingly, churches in Singapore have come out on the side of keeping Section 377A of the Penal Code. That law is in line with their religious beliefs and values after all. In a statement recently, the National Council of Churches in Singapore (NCCS) voiced their opposition to the petition to repeal Section 377A. The statement said that the Council, which …

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Citizens ready for a Singapore that treats all her citizens equally – or not

If there’s one thing every student can take away from years of history classes is that socio-political changes in one country can cause a spectacular (sometimes slow and disappointing) ripple effect. India’s recent repeal of Section 377A in their Penal Code has stirred up discussion of that same colonial law in countries that were formerly under British rule, including Singapore. …

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