From 15 to 31 August, the art exhibition No Approval is on show at Grey Projects, Singapore. Held in conjunction with the annual IndigNation Pride Festival, the show challenges the idea that LGBT culture is going to fit easily into the heterosexual mainstream.
From 3 to 20 July 2013, Singapore-based theatre group Wild Rice is staging a festival of works by bad-ass playwright and political commentator Alfian Sa’at, with a particular focus on his landmark gay play Dreamplay: Asian Boys Vol. I.
From 10 April to 4 May, Singaporean theatre company Wild Rice is restaging their all-male version of The Importance of Being Earnest, a sparkling comedy by 19th century gay icon Oscar Wilde. We talk to director Glen Goei and 'leading lady' Ivan Heng – both of them local gay icons themselves.
This week, the Love and Pride Film Festival presents four LGBT-themed films for Singaporean audiences. We focus on a festival highlight: Vu Ngoc Dang's Lost in Paradise, which may be Vietnam's very first gay movie.
A rising star in Cambodia's contemporary art scene, Vuth Lyno creates photographic portraits of LGBTs in his country. Fridae talks to him about his work before his presentation in Singapore as part of TheatreWorks's Superintense on Sat, 19 Jan. His exhibition Thoamada II will be open from 26 Jan to 2 Mar in Phnom Penh.
Editors Audrey Yue and Jun Zubillaga-Pow have curated a solid collection of essays looking at LGBT Singapore from multiple perspectives, examining in particular the coexistence in the nation of institutionalised repression and tolerance of the gay community.