The words ‘Repeal 377A’ referencing a law that criminalises sexual acts between men in Singapore are formed by the crowd at 2019’s Pink Dot event. Photo: EPA-EFE
The words ‘Repeal 377A’ referencing a law that criminalises sexual acts between men in Singapore are formed by the crowd at 2019’s Pink Dot event. Photo: EPA-EFE
Singapore

Singaporeans ‘don’t want’ gay marriage, law minister says, as he signals Section 377A review under way

  • Singapore’s law minister K. Shanmugam said in a Facebook video that the government was reviewing a colonial-era law criminalising gay sex
  • ‘Many agree that men who have sex with each other should not be thrown in prison’, he said, while noting that ‘people don’t want’ same-sex marriage

The words ‘Repeal 377A’ referencing a law that criminalises sexual acts between men in Singapore are formed by the crowd at 2019’s Pink Dot event. Photo: EPA-EFE
The words ‘Repeal 377A’ referencing a law that criminalises sexual acts between men in Singapore are formed by the crowd at 2019’s Pink Dot event. Photo: EPA-EFE
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