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The Ministry of Home Affairs is proposing to repeal Section 377 of the Penal Code which criminalises “carnal intercourse against the order of nature” while retaining Section 377A which criminalises “gross indecency” between two males.
People Like Us welcomes the repeal of s.377, but calls for the repeal of s.377A at the same time. Section 377A [...]

Media release: 17 July 2006
Indignation 2006, the second annual Gay and Lesbian Pride Season, starts on 1 August and will comprise around 20 events.   
The event calendar can be seen at  
Like last year, there will be a number of forums on various subjects, from women’s issues to gay marriage, from Indian classical literature [...]

Media Release: 19 January 2006
By giving $100,000 to Liberty League, as reported by ChannelNewsAsia (CNA), the Singapore government is helping to promote a religious cause founded on unscientific and psychologically damaging methods.
Liberty League intends to “promote gender and sexual health” through “conduct[ing] sexuality talks in schools” - CNA report.
However, Liberty League’s website promotes a [...]

Gay group banned from National Library

Media release: 10 November 2005
The National Arts Council (NAC) barred People Like Us 3 from holding a scheduled committee meeting at the National Library. This open-to-the-public meeting was meant as part of a series of events, called ‘Visitor Centre’.
The aim of the Visitor Centre events was to allow the public to observe civil society in [...]

Media Release: 7 October 2005
People Like Us welcomes Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s assurance that the government is not homophobic (Straits Times 7 October 2005) and that it needs to accommodate the gay community’s interests (Straits Times Online, 6 October 2005).
In his speech and Q&A with the Foreign Correspondents’ Association on 6 October 2005, PM [...]

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