Feminism

GAYS WHO WANT SECTION 377A REPEALED CAN WAIT LONG LONG

There is no point in contesting any of this, guys, straight or otherwise. We’ve got a long way to go before we even reach AWAREness standards. But for gay men, how about taking it one step at a time? Challenge the mandatory jail time on 377A. Get it knocked down to a fine per time. You see, it adds up. Take it as a tax for making the government tlose potential GST-paying, CPF contributing citizens.

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FEMALE-ONLY TOWN IN BRAZIL IS DESPERATELY SEEKING MALE PARTNERS

The all-female town, home to about 600 residents, is quite the revolutionary idea. Although some of the women are married, their husbands and sons live elsewhere during the work week. The men follow their wives’ rules and only return on weekends. The women manage every aspect of the town, including its agricultural system. Residents say the town’s only downside is the difficulty in finding a boyfriend or husband. They’re interested in inviting men to the town, but only if they understand the guidelines and lifestyle.

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FARMER WANTS TO START WOMEN-ONLY POLITICAL PARTY

Citing the dearth of female leaders in the Cabinet and various industries, "(My party) will comprise all women. "I believe women are all honest and that's why very few of them can go into politics." Her campaign is to "get rid of dishonest people, (including) the evil men and stupid women" who compromise principles and make excuses for their actions.

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UNFAIR THAT WOMEN WANT EQUAL RIGHTS BUT AREN'T REQUIRED TO SERVE NS

While the recently released Institute of Policy Studies survey reveals ambivalence over whether National Service (NS) should be obligatory for women, my stand on the matter is unequivocal: Yes, it should. In a TODAY commentary last week, Mr Ho Shu Huang made an eloquent case for increasing efforts to accommodate volunteerism but, again, the manifest inequality embedded in the suggestion is that women should have a choice while men don’t — which I believe to be wrong on a number of levels. It has long irked me that NS should be a “male-only” affair: A sacred institution to be preserved, unquestioned like Catholic priesthood.

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