After an open letter in which Gigi Chao expressed her love for her father but was adamant that she is happy with her partner, Sean Eav, Cecil Chao revokes dowry offer but fails to accept Eav as part of the family.
"I'm so sorry to be so late in my understanding... Today, I'm an out of the closet Christian that supports homosexuality... I pray and hope you would somehow read about my apology letter to you and give me another chance as a friend," writes a Christian woman – originally from Singapore – to her long-lost gay friend whom she had rejected 12 years ago.
The idea that "the family unit comprises of a man as Father, a woman as Mother, and Children" is not biblical, writes Rev Miak Siew, executive pastor of Singapore's Free Community Church and member of gay advocacy group People Like Us. Here he responds to a Singapore pastor's recent comments that the acceptance of gays would pose a "looming threat" to the family unit.