Tag Archives: Transgender

LGBT NETWORK: SG UNIVERSITIES NOT LGBT FRIENDLY ENOUGH

Singapore's universities have become more Lesbian Gay Bi and Transgender (LGBT) friendly, but they are still far from ideal, says a commentator on LGBT rights in Singapore. With the failure of LGBT groups to abolish Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalizes sexual intercourse between men and government restrictions on foreign corporate funding for Pink Dot, LGBT activists face an uphill battle.

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BEN MATCHAP: ST ARTICLE ABOUT TRANSGENDERS AT WOODLANDS IS HIGHLY INSENSITIVE

Firstly please if you are going to write about people who have undergone a sex change or identify as another gender please use the proper pronounce. Using the word transvestite is kinda rude, akin to calling a black man nigger. The proper pronounce is transgendered. I know it's confusing and sometimes hard to adhere to, but for f*cksake you write for a newspaper. Also it would be nice if you were a little kinder with your words maybe instead of using the word "prostitute" the term sex worker might be better?

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FIRST SHELTER FOR TRANSGENDER SINGAPOREANS OPENED

In the attic of an old shophouse in central Singapore, a space the size of a typical living room has been transformed into what could pass for a student dormitory, complete with piles of laundry, mismatched furniture and makeshift dividers for privacy.

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TRANSGENDER EMPLOYEE SHAMED BY “FOREVER 21” BRANCH SUES FORMER BOSSES

A 22 year-old transgender woman Alexia Daskalakis, who used to work for a branch of the popular clothing chain "Forever 21", was branded her "disgusting" by her former bosses while transitioning into a woman. Alexia is now suing her former employer, which she claims fired her without being given a reason. She claims she was told by her boss: "You used to be a hard worker when you were a guy, but not anymore."

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