Unlike Hong Kong and Taiwan, which have made strides towards recognising same-sex couples, authorities in the Lion City appear reluctant to strike down a law criminalising homosexual relations. Photo: Alamy
Ken Kwek
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Opinion

Asian Angle by Ken Kwek

Gay sex debate helped in Hong Kong. In Singapore, it made things worse

The Lion City’s discussion of a law criminalising homosexual acts has unleashed a barely disguised politics of disgust that is inflicting real damage on the mental health of LGBTI individuals

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Unlike Hong Kong and Taiwan, which have made strides towards recognising same-sex couples, authorities in the Lion City appear reluctant to strike down a law criminalising homosexual relations. Photo: Alamy
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