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People Like Us has sent a submission to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN OHCHR), in relation to the upcoming review of Singapore’s human rights record in May 2011. The five-page paper focusses on six priority areas where the human rights of LGBT persons are compromised: criminal law, censorship, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Statement to the media, 9 May 2008. On 8 May 2008, the Straits Times reported [1] that Chan Mun Chiong was charged with committing an act of gross indecency, i.e. under Section 377A of the Penal Code. His offence, to which he apparently intends to plead guilty, was to have oral sex with a 16-year-old […]

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