Singapore LGBT activists hold rally with no foreigners

Singapore LGBT activists hold rally with no foreigners


Some 20,000 activists attended Pink Dot despite new laws forcing organisers to ban foreigners.

Pink Dot 2017 video shows everyday S’poreans speaking to LGBT folks

Pink Dot 2017 video shows everyday S’poreans speaking to LGBT folks


What happens when everyday regular Singaporeans get to meet and chat with folks from the LGBT community that they never had prior encounters with or any familiarity at all?  This happens... And then realising love is love.

Singapore LGBT rally says 'no choice' but to bar outsiders

Singapore LGBT rally says 'no choice' but to bar outsiders


Organisers of the Pink Dot event say all non-permanent residents will be barred due to new rules.

Singapore: LGBT rally Pink Dot smashes local sponsorship target

Singapore: LGBT rally Pink Dot smashes local sponsorship target


ORGANISERS of Singapore’s only annual LGBT event Pink Dot have raised SGD201,000 (US$143,500) from more than 100 local companies after the government banned foreign involvement and sponsorship of the event.

Team of lawyers create guidebook for LGBT couples in Singapore

Team of lawyers create guidebook for LGBT couples in Singapore


What do you do when you cannot marry your long-term partner but want to buy a home together? If you want to have or adopt children, what are the laws around that?.

LGBT Life in Singapore

LGBT Life in Singapore


Notice the gay man helping his dying father into a car, so that they can go watch the river that his father has always loved. When his father is hospitalized

Youth Activist Daryl Yang: Politics Not The Only Answer To Singapore LGBT Progress

Youth Activist Daryl Yang: Politics Not The Only Answer To Singapore LGBT Progress


The power of the youth to volunteer and stand together will push LGBT progress forward, Daryl says.

Matt Skallerud's insight:

Youth activist Daryl Yang, 23, has been holding the fort at the helm of youth activism especially in the Singapore LGBT community this past year, as outgoing coordinator of The G Spot, a student group from Yale-NUS College concerned with issues surrounding gender and sexuality. As he passes on the baton to new coordinators Paul Jerusalem and Guadalupe Lazaro, Daryl said to Popspoken that he learnt that while being in The G Spot, the power of organising people for collective action is a major tool that can move LGBTQ equality forward in Singapore beyond the repealing of the anti-gay Section 377A law.

Remote Lands Announces Top Ten LGBT Destinations in Asia

Remote Lands Announces Top Ten LGBT Destinations in Asia


The World's Leading Ultra-Luxe Asia Travel Designer Has Released Their Top Ten Must-Visit LGBT Destinations in Asia

Matt Skallerud's insight:

Remote Lands, the world’s leading ultra-luxe Asia travel designer, has released their top ten must-visit LGBT destinations in Asia along with some useful tips, resources and need-to-know background information for LGBT travelers to utilize when planning a trip. The list highlights recommended activities that celebrate LGBT travel from pride festivals, parades and holiday parties to cultural activities, welcoming attitudes and vibrant nightlife.

Google backs Pink Dot SG despite government directive that foreign companies need a permit to sponsor annual LGBT rally

Google backs Pink Dot SG despite government directive that foreign companies need a permit to sponsor annual LGBT rally


Google is to go ahead with its backing of Pink Dot SG despite a Singapore government directive issued today that international companies need a permit to sponsor the annual LGBT rally at Speaker’s Corner.