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Pink Dot

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An Island Of Diversity

It may be in the media’s interest to dichotomise, but the diversity of human experiences and perspectives – be it sexual orientation, gender identity, and religiosity – is consequently ignored. For instance, while it has been the most visible in recent years, the Pink Dot movement is just one of many LGBT events and groups in Singapore. In fact Pink Dot has been challenged for its comparative silence over transgenderism, for neglecting those who identify as queer, questioning, intersex, or asexual, and for the perceived obsession over turnout. Perhaps the very use of labels like LGBT and QUILTBAG is problematic too. Continue reading

A Hazy 2013

For decades the Singapore story has been premised upon an adherence to good economics, and general prosperity. Mr. Devadas Krishnadas remarked that Singapore is “normalising as a democracy”. This is now a messy phase where norms are increasingly challenged: the rights of the marginalised, the low-income, and of those who have fallen through the cracks. Continue reading

Glowing In Pink

It was an evening to remember. Continue reading

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