The Singapore High Court overturned a ruling in which a district judge had ruled the man could not legally adopt his son because he was conceived through in vitro fertilization which is only limited to heterosexual married couples and brought to term through surrogacy, which is banned.
But this has proven to be easier said than done when it comes to treating its LGBT citizens equally. The majority are opposed to any change to section A, they are opposed to removing.
Prominent signatories include academics, civil society advocates, businesspeople and former Nominated Members of Parliament. In and now they knowwinner of the Steidl Book Award Asia, Lim gives us a look into his private life through a series of intimate photographs and handwritten verse.
A review of the Singapore Penal Code is coming up later this year.
Self-declared or discovered servicemen are referred to the Psychological Medicine Branch of the Headquarters of Medical Services for a thorough psychiatric assessment, which involves their parents being called in for an interview.
As a result, many people choose to lead a closeted life inside an extremely conservative, heteronormative society. The findings come amid a renewed push by gay rights activists in the city-state to overturn a British colonial-era law that bans gay sex. Between andnine people were convicted under A provisions.