Sayoni to launch first report on violence and discrimination against LBTQ women in Singapore

Lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LBTQ) rights group Sayoni has published a ground breaking research study highlighting violence and discrimination against LBTQ persons in...

Nearly 50,000 low-income Singaporean women given free mammogram screenings by the Breast Cancer Foundation

In a press release earlier today (15 July), the Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) announced that it will extend its successful Breast Cancer Foundation Encouragement...

Young Singaporean, Damien Koh, stands out with passion for boxing and robotics

Damien Koh, an 18-year old with a passion for boxing and electronics managed to secure early acceptance to on the US’ top ranked university,...

Provision shop owner shares the struggle of surviving in the industry after the presence...

53-year-old Mohamad Mustafa is a provision shop owner who has been in the industry for over 20 years. But, being in this business is...

After the pink dot scatters

The report is the country’s first systematic documentation of LGBTQ women and transgender men’s encounters with violence and discrimination.It expounds their experiences with family...

Chiam See Tong Sports Fund aiming to raise $200,000 from its Gala Dinner

The Chiam See Tong Sports Fund (CSTSF) is aiming to raise at least $200,000 from its Gala Dinner which will be held on 22...

Conversion therapy in Singapore has evolved from conversion to a more sanitised version of...

A concerned young Singaporean on twitter discovered a seemingly harmless programme by a church targetted at the LGBTQ community in Singapore. But upon further...

New Naratif announces The Citizens Agenda, calls for input from public

New Naratif, a member-supported movement for democracy, freedom of speech, and freedom of information in Southeast Asia, announced a new initiative on Sunday (11...

A turning point in our people’s struggle

Today (13 May), 65 years ago, unarmed young Chinese middle school students lined Clemenceau Avenue up to the Istana. They were supporting their leaders...

Singaporean couple shares their journey into urban farming

27-year-old Justine Ong-Farmer and her 31-year-old husband Scott Farmer both had well-paying jobs in Singapore. Ong, who is the youngest of four children, was...

Lee Hsien Yang turns up at Pink Dot with family while Lee Hsien Loong...

Newly married Li Huanwu and his husband Heng Yirui attended 11th Pink Dot Singapore (SG) event along with both their parents today (29 June)...

Front Line Defenders condemns fining of Jolovam Wham for contempt of court

by Front Line DefendersOn 29 April 2019, the High Court of Singapore fined human rights defender Jolovan Wham 5000 SGD (about 3280 EUR) for...

28 human rights societies criticise Mahathir’s government over delay in appointing new SUHAKAM Human...

28 human rights groups and organisations, including MADPET (Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) and the Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign, have expressed their discontent...

Petition for clemency “the right of every person, country and organisation”; “totally unnecessary” for...

Law and Home Minister K Shanmugam’s remarks regarding the Malaysian government’s decision to petition for clemency on behalf of three of its citizens on...

Doctors Without Borders and WeWork hold 2nd Missing Maps Mapathon in Singapore

For the second time, international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and WeWork team up for a public, large-scale Mapathon as a way...

Kirsten Han calls out Law Minister for taking a cheap shot on LGBT issue

Editor-in-chief of Southeast Asian affairs platform New Naratif Kirsten Han took to her Facebook on Tuesday (11 June) to call out Singapore’s Law and...

Singapore’s own The G3Sha drops his coming out single ‘I’m OK’

Singaporean’s artist The G3sha drops his next single today titled I’m OK. It is a coming out song to the artist’s family and the...

Voicing the people’s concerns over POFMA – there is a lack of trust in...

On Sunday (28 April), a gathering was held at Hong Lim Park where members of the public voiced their concerns over the proposed Protection...

Sarojini Jayapal succumbs to cancer after debacle regarding withdrawal of husband Suriia Das’ CPF...

47-year-old Sarojini Jayapal, who was battling late-stage ovarian cancer since three years ago, had passed away last Sat (10 Aug).Her lawyer, M Ravi, shared...

Heartwarming moment between man and little girl watching ‘Tom & Jerry’ together on MRT

A video recently emerged showing an MRT commuter sharing his phone with a little girl to watch a cartoon together during their commute, and...

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