Are your TV signals loud and queer? There are more openly gay characters on Singapore TV now than ever before. These days, you can't switch on the TV without seeing at least one openly queer character everyday.
At 23, filmmaker Boo Junfeng is already being called the "next Royston Tan." His new gay short film Katong Fugue is based on Alfian Sa'at's play and has made it to the Singapore Film Fest finals. Viva gay cinema!
Gay filmmaker Graham Streeter has just released his made-in-Singapore film Cages. He talks to Fridae about Singapore actress Zoe Tay, Asian gay cultures, his partner of 18 years and the secret to being in a monogamous gay relationship.
So says director Zabou Breitman, whose tender and lovely film The Man of My Life is about a straight man falling in love with a gay one. She talks to Fridae about masculinity, homophobia and why tops tend to think they're the center of the world.
Singapore cinema's wonderboy Royston Tan has just released his new homoerotic film 4:30. He tells Fridae about his plans to make a full-fledged gay movie and a women's movie, and what he once did to his crushee when he was drunk.
Politicised robots, sexualised cartoons and Singapore's founding fathers are among the figures that populate the splendid universe of gay artist Brian Gothong Tan. Rich with subtexts, The Mysterious Book of Invisible Children is on display at the Esplanade Tunnel in Singapore till 23 October.