How can LGBTs who feel disenfranchised and oppressed by the system begin to feel less alienated and more inclusive? Tan Chong Kee writes about how sexual minorities can escape the karma of being repeatedly marginalised.
It is especially hard for gay men to grapple with AIDS because people still think that AIDS is a gay disease. But the more we try to dissociate from it, the more it haunts us like an evil spirit. Tan Chong Kee writes.
Some have argued that the Western way to come out is to assert one's rights and march at pride parades while the Asian way is to claim one's place in the family and society. Dr Tan Chong Kee ponders what coming out and pride mean, and if there are any differences with the Western and Asian processes.
Tan Chong Kee visits Glide Memorial in San Francisco and witnesses first hand how welcoming and pro-diversity the church - which offers everything from hot meals to free and confidential HIV testing to job training - really is.
What ranks higher than fresh snow and naughty live shows on the must see list for Singaporean travellers? In a new column, civil activist and academic Dr Tan Chong Kee writes of his recent experience being in Paris.