Tag Archives: Pink Dot

SINGAPORE: Government Bans Foreign Corporations From Sponsoring Public Events Like LGBT Pride

From the Straits Times: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Tuesday (June 7) it will “take steps to make it clear that foreign entities should not fund, support or influence” events held at Speakers’ Corner, like the annual Pink Dot event last Saturday. This year’s event – the eighth such – attracted 18 sponsors, twice as many as ...

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SINGAPORE: 28,000 Attend Seventh Annual Pink Dot LGBT Rights Rally

Via Reuters: Singapore’s Pink Dot gay rights rally drew a record number of participants on Saturday, even as the country remains deeply divided over homosexuality. In early evening, a mostly young, pink-donned crowd was filling up the small Hong Lim Park, decked out in hot pink balloons and signs, next to Singapore’s central financial district. The event, in its 7th ...

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PROMO: Singapore’s Pink Dot 2014

(Tipped by JMG reader Endriko)

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SINGAPORE: First Openly Gay Politician Vows Decriminalization Of Homosexuality

After coming out last week on his Facebook page, Vincent Wijeysingha vowed this week that Singapore will soon decriminalize homosexuality. “I am entirely convinced the law will eventually be repealed,” said Wijeysingha, treasurer of the Singapore Democratic Party. The decades-old law makes “gross indecency” between men punishable by up to two years in prison. It has not been actively enforced ...

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Singapore’s Pink Dot: June 29th

Singapore’s Pink Dot videos are always gorgeous. You are going to want a tissue for this one. (Tipped by JMG reader Eugene)

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Utah’s Pink Dot 2012

Utah held its second annual Pink Dot festival yesterday in an event that took its lead from Singapore’s ground-breaking event of the same name.  Great photos are here. Below is Utah’s gorgeous promotional video.

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Utah’s Pink Dot 2012: September 22nd

Lovely. Get a tissue. For real.(Tipped by JMG reader Ken)

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SINGAPORE: Pink Dot 2012

Stick around for when they light up the pink dots. This was Singapore’s third fourth Pink Dot and I think I need a tissue.NOTE: Organizers point out that the fireworks and national flag fly-over was just a happy coincidence from the nearby National Day Parade.

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Photo Of The Day: Salt Lake’s Pink Dot

Inspired by Singapore’s event of the same name, yesterday Salt Lake City residents gathered for their first Pink Dot celebration. [Photo credit: Steve Griffin/Salt Lake Tribune]

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Oct. 11th: Utah’s Pink Dot

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October 11th: Utah’s Pink Dot

After seeing JMG posts about Singapore’s now-annual Pink Dot event, activists in Salt Lake City are throwing their own Pink Dot. Very cool.

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SINGAPORE: The Freedom To Love

Beautiful. By filmmaker Boo Junfeng.

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Singapore’s Pink Dot 2010

Singapore’s nascent LGBT rights movement staged its second annual Pink Dot event this weekend, where over 4000 folks in pink clothing jammed a city park for a day of music and celebration. And for the first time, the media took positive notice. The 30-second clip on Singapore-based Channel NewsAsia showed participants in a carnival-like atmosphere and cultural performances at Hong ...

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Singapore Goes Pink (Dot)

Singapore’s Pink Dot project, the first public show of support for LGBT people in the city-state’s history, was a resounding success. Lovely video.

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Singapore’s Pink Dot

This video is so frickin’ sweet, you might need a tissue. On Saturday, Singapore will see the first public display of support for its LGBT citizens in which thousands are expected to gather in a public park to create a giant pink dot to be photographed from the sky. “Do you support the freedom of LGBT people to love? Then ...

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