NEWS: Singapore High Court rejects challenge of discriminatory anti-LGBTQI law

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“The ruling will echo harmfully around Asia, where millions are criminalised simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA REUTERS A constitutional challenge to the law that criminalises homosexuality has today been dismissed by Singapore’s High Court, which means that same-sex intimacy will remain a crime in the country.  [….]

DIVA meets one of Singapore’s top queer chefs

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Alysia Chan is cooking up something special for women and non-binary people working in the food and drinks biz BY YAIZA CANOPOLI. IMAGES THE BLACK SWAN Founded by Alysia Chan and based in Singapore, The Anna Alliance, started when a former female colleague of Alysia’s realised how easy it was working together while the pair [….]

Long-distance love: The one where she moves to Singapore

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“Having met queer Singaporeans, I have witnessed their own survival and relative comfort” BY YAIZA CANOPOLI It started as a normal weekday when I was picking up my girlfriend for her lunch break, and ended as the day I made a life changing decision… I’m moving to Singapore. She went into the question hesitantly and, [….]