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  1. says:

    i really wished every singaporean has this book in their hands right now everything about this book is so heartfelt the reality of being in the lgbt community in singapore and how they are being ostracized and discriminated when they are just the same as everyone the most humane gift we can give to another is the space to be oneself everyone has the right to be themselves though i’m not part of the lgbt community this

  2. says:

    I love reading lived experience of ueer people Especially Singaporean people Not only because the tapestry of their stories is so intimate so cozy so recognizable to me which makes me feel at home in this country but also because of how their stories remind me to lead with kindness to understand the paths people have walked to meet me where

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    I'm glad that this collection of stories exist Given how a ueer young Singaporean would grow up with little to no literature media representation community or really any other way to explore their gender and sexual identity this book is necessary It feels like a warm hug It sits now proudly on my shelfIn a country so hostile towards people who are LGBTIA I appreciate the work that Leow and many other activists do to bring together the com

  4. says:

    Some initial thoughts after reading this collection of stories most if not all anonymousThe writers contribute anonymously not just because they are wary of being judged but because they do not want to out their parents as having LGBT childrenSiblings are way chill about one coming out of the closet Most of the reactions amount to Oh that's cool Perhaps cuz they don't have the added baggage of realising that t

  5. says:

    Picked up this book because it was the recommended book of the week and it has proven a very interesting read I was expecting just stories about

  6. says:

    With the rise of the far right openly rejecting the existence of the LGBT I think this is a kind of book that many people should read Right from the heart of the persons they told us their stories struggle and the darkest side dwelling with their fear of people rejecting their true selves Put aside the LGBT the

  7. says:

    This is a collection of 20 short stories At some point things got repetitive because many themes kept reoccurring bullying suicidal thoughts the struggle with religion the difficulty in coming out etc but I'm not complaini

  8. says:

    Some very moving and inspirational stories Opens your eyes to the difficulties and struggles faced by members of the LGBT community and how their bravery resilience and being true to themselves helped to overcome them

  9. says:

    Enduring emotional and encouraging Different stories from different walks of life makes this book an interesting and intriguing read A good and broad perspective of the LGBT community in Singapore

  10. says:

    Not what I was expecting but I think I am not the intended audience I realise the writers are not professional writers but their work could have done with a bit direction from editors

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Eflections on the gay lesbian bisexual and transgender communities in Singapore They are Mrs Juliana Toh Executive Director of Counselling and Care Centre; Reverend Yap Kim Hao former Methodist Bishop of Singapore; transgender activist Ms Leona Lo; and former Nominated Members of Parliament Ms Braema Mathi and Mr Siew Kum Hong T. 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