Tag Archives: LGBT

Is the PAP government trading gay rights for Christian support?

The issue of the legality of gay sex is clearly a hot potato with no one wanting to take responsibility. As a law, section 377A is obsolete and illogical. Firstly, it reflects outdated values. Secondly, no one has ever been prosecuted for it which makes its relevance in the statute books a nonsense. Thirdly, lesbian sex is not illegal which …

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“Stop trying to fix things that aren’t broken”

By Shane Gill “Tonight, somewhere in America, a young person, let's say a young man, will struggle to fall to sleep, wrestling alone with a secret he's held as long as he can remember. Soon, perhaps, he will decide it's time to let that secret out. What happens next depends on him, his family, as well as his friends and …

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EU Centre Singapore removed live tweets of Human Rights Seminar

European Union (EU) Centre Singapore removed the tweets of the seminar on Human Rights after activists stage a silent protest against an invited speaker known for her anti-homosexual speeches and stance. On Friday last week, the EU Centre in Singapore held a human rights seminar in conjunction with the upcoming human rights day on 10 December. However, certain members of …

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Do you really know them when you don’t know them?

By Perry Tan Chances are, every single one of us has come into close contact with LGBT ( lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) persons in our lives, be it a teacher, classmate, colleague, fellow NS man, etc. Funny thing is, those of us who are not blessed with a keen sense of intuition won't even know they are LGBT. They could be …

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