Tag Archives: Pink Dot

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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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 “I am entirely convinced the law will eventually be repealed,” said Wijeysingha, treasurer of the Singapore Democratic Party.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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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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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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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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