A group of activists in Singapore has launched a campaign and appeal for donations to support a gay man who has taken his former employer to court for allegedly terminating his employment on the grounds of sexual orientation, and is now seeking a court declaration that Article 12 of the Constitution which guarantees all persons equal protection of the law will also apply to gay men and lesbians.
The Vienna Tourist Board and visitBerlin will launch a first-of-its-kind bid to attract Asian LGBT travelers at ITB Asia, a trade show for the Asian travel market, to be held in Singapore from Oct 23-25.
The Court of Appeal has accepted Tan Eng Hong's application to have his and another parallel case filed by Gary Lim and Kenneth Chee, both of which challenge the constitutionality of Singapore's anti-gay sex law, to be heard together.
A gay man, who had brought a suit against his former employer last year claiming that he was harassed to leave his job because he is gay, has today filed an application at the High Court for constitutional protection against workplace discrimination of gay men.
Members of Singapore's LGBT community and allies are are expected to gather at 6pm on Aug 24 to take a stand against Russia's anti-gay law which bans so-called gay "propaganda", and express solidarity with LGBTs in Russia.
The first man to challenge Singapore's law which criminalises sex between men has today made an application to the High Court to be recognised as an interested party and to intervene in Gary Lim and Kenneth Chee's upcoming Court of Appeal hearing as the outcome of this appeal may affect Tan's case in which judgment is still pending.
With an estimated record turn out of 21,000, Singapore's Pink Dot rally to support the acceptance of LGBTs has become the second largest gay-affirmative event in Asia in five years, behind the annual Taiwan Pride Parade in Taipei. Watch the official video here.