Archive for the '2009 posts' Category

The second Rascals Prize is scheduled for award next year. This S$2,000 prize is for the best research work related to LGBT issues and Singapore. The call for submissions was announced at the launch of this year’s Indignation - Singapore’s Pride Season - on 1 August 2010.
The entry can be in any one of three [...]

People Like Us calls on the government of Singapore to recogise the significance of the judgement issued by the Delhi High Court on 2 July 2009, reading down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, thus decriminalising homosexual acts between consenting persons aged 18 and above, and to do the honourable thing immediately - to [...]

PLU hosts tea with Madison Kelly

A story of love, persistence and courage - that’s what a small audience heard from Madison Kelly on 19 April 2009. Madison’s 3-year journey towards sex-reassignment surgery was documented in the film Girl Inside, by Maya Gallus and Justine Pimlott, and shown at the Singapore International Film Festival (SIFF) 2009.
For this work, Gallus won the [...]

The Rascals Prize Organising Committee is pleased to announce that at its closing date on 31 January 2009, the Rascals Prize competition received 10 entries.
The research essays range over many facets of LGBT life in Singapore: classical music, literature, advertising, the law, to name just a few.
The Organizing Committee is encouraged by this level [...]






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