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Ultraliberal advocate of universal human rights, justice and fair play.

Archive of The New York Times article, “Singapore’s Gay Community Holds First-Ever Rally” (16 May 2009)

This is an archive of The New York Times article formerly located at this URL: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/05/16/world/AP-AS-Singapore-Gay-Rally.html?_r=1 but which has since been removed. ………………………………………………………….. Singapore’s Gay Community Holds First-Ever Rally By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: May 16, 2009 SINGAPORE (AP) — … Continue reading

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Archive of The Straits Times article, “Survey shows young people have conservative view of gays” (22 June 2000)

Survey shows young people have conservative view of gays The Straits Times22 June 2000 Reaffirming traditional sex roles, most say they will be upset iftheir child, brother or sister is homosexual By IRENE NG MOST young Singaporeans hold negative attitudes … Continue reading

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Archive of the Asian Wall Street Journal article, “More Casual Office Structure Helps Gays’ Coming Out in Singapore” (16 June 2000)

AWSJ June 16, 2000 More Casual Office Structure Helps Gays’ Coming Out in SingaporeBy SAMANTHA MARSHALLStaff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL When Singaporean Web site entrepreneur Shenzi Chua realized he wasgay two and a half years ago, he didn’t … Continue reading

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English translation of the Lianhe Zaobao article, “Talking about Ah Kua shows” (9 June 2000)

Talking about “Ah Kua” shows By Cui Jun Starting from this month, Sentosa’s Fantasy Island would be bringing in theSimon Dance Troupe from Phuket where men will be performing song-dance itemsdressed as girls. In doing so, the authorities have hoped … Continue reading

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Archive of The New Paper article, “Shower Shocker” (7 June 2000)

Shower Shocker BY CHUA WEI YNGThe New PaperJun 7, 2000 The Vice-Principal of Thomson Secondary School was yesterday jailedthree weeks for touching the penis of a youth in a public bathroom atSentosa. Here are the different accounts as read in … Continue reading

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Archive of Asiaweek article, “Showing ‘Greater Humanity’ Family values trump a tough stand on HIV” (9 June 2000)

June 9, 2000 VOL. 29 NO. 22 Showing ‘Greater Humanity’ Family values trump a tough stand on HIVBy ALEJANDRO REYES In Singapore, swift reversals of policy are rare. So it was noteworthy whenthe Home Affairs Ministry announced on May 27 … Continue reading

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Archive of The New Paper article, “Gym Horrors” (5 Jun 2000)

Gym Horrors The New Paper Jun 5, 2000 Some gyms are becoming notorious for strange goings-on. Like men playing hanky panky with… men. KOH SWEE YEN and SERENE FOO speak to three male gym goers about their up-close-and-personal surprises CASE … Continue reading

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Archive of The Straits Times article, “Pre-U Seminar issues: From gum to gays” (31 May 2000)

Pre-U Seminar issues: From gum to gays This year’s Pre-University Seminar kicked off yesterday with Mr Lim SweeSay talking to 500 students about Realising the Renaissance Spirit inSingapore. During a lively 40-minute question-and-answer session, hefielded questions ranging from the chewing-gum … Continue reading

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Archive of The Data Lounge article, “Singapore Denies Gay Group Permit to Meet” (25 May 2000)

Singapore Denies Gay Group Permit to MeetThursday, 25 May 2000 SINGAPORE — Authorities in Singapore have turned down a request fora public forum forwarded by a fledging gay and lesbian group ,saying it would “legitimize practices considered unlawful” in thecity-state, … Continue reading

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Archive of the PlanetOut article, “Singapore Poll Finds Tolerance” (23 May 2000)

Singapore Poll Finds TolerancePlanetOut News Staff Tuesday, May 23, 2000 / 11:35 PM A survey by activists proves that the people areway ahead of the government, especially when itcomes to the family value of unconditional love. Sparked by a government … Continue reading

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