Supporters attend the annual Pink Dot event in a public show of support for the LGBTQ community at Hong Lim Park in Singapore on June 18. Photo: AFP
Supporters attend the annual Pink Dot event in a public show of support for the LGBTQ community at Hong Lim Park in Singapore on June 18. Photo: AFP
Phil C. W. Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Phil C. W. Chan

Singapore’s decision to end ban on gay sex under Section 377A is not something to celebrate

  • The Singapore government’s notion that gay men aspire to respect and acceptance entrenches discrimination and marginalisation of LGBTQ people in society
  • The fundamental question Singaporeans must ask is what kind of society they want in relation to not just sexual minority rights but all aspects of governance

Supporters attend the annual Pink Dot event in a public show of support for the LGBTQ community at Hong Lim Park in Singapore on June 18. Photo: AFP
Supporters attend the annual Pink Dot event in a public show of support for the LGBTQ community at Hong Lim Park in Singapore on June 18. Photo: AFP
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