Category Archives: Inside the Community

CELEBRATE.TAIWAN:  A look at the LGBTQ Human rights in Taiwan

Taiwan looks set to be the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage. The question being asked is how this Asian country with a population of almost 20 million, predominantly Chinese in origins, presumably conservative with a majority Buddhist background, … Continue reading

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IT ALL STARTED WITH A KISS?  THE PROFILE OF A DANGEROUS MIND

  “You must remember this: A kiss is just a kiss.”  Or is it?  Recent incidents have shown that a kiss is more than a just a kiss. Firstly, it was the undeclared kiss in the internationally renowned musical, Les … Continue reading

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IT’S NOW A PINK SEA: Waves made at Pink Dot 2016

Paerin Choa in his press release explained the decision of the organisers of Pink Dot not to focus on the number turnout. Having attained the attendance of 28,000 last year, an exponential growth from the 2,500 turnout at the first … Continue reading

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WANT TO REDUCE HOMOPHOBIC BULLYING IN SCHOOLS?  REPEAL 377A FIRST

Daryl Yang Wei Jian in a letter to the forum at the Straits Times Online Forum wrote about the urgency of the problem of homophobic bullying faced by young members of the LGBT community in Singapore. He referred to a … Continue reading

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THE RAINBOW HAS 6 COLOURS

In the past few days, Facebook profiles have become veneered with 6 coloured rainbows in celebration of the US joining 19 other countries in acknowledging and legalising same-sex marriages. In Singapore, the national newspaper yesterday relegated news coverage to one … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Pink: Why I’m Celebrating Pink Dot This Year

Pink has never been my color.  I have a darker complexion and it doesn’t show well up against a pink.  And so every year just before Pink Dot, I fret over how I’m going to get a nice pink outfit. … Continue reading

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Bring Out Your Best Pinks, Everyone!

Photo source:  internet This is where we grew up, grazed our knees, broke our hearts. This is where we fell in love, despite tough lessons and bitter pills, beat-downs and buzz-kills. In the places we least expect it, we learn … Continue reading

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