| Updated onLGBTQ+ issues are never the top priority during an election. But it might surprise you to know that in GE2020, some parties’ policies would positively impact the LGBTQ+ community—indirectly, at least. We thought it’ll be worthwhile to spend some time to summarize how each party’s manifesto affects our community.
General Elections 2020: Every political party’s stance on LGBTQ+ issues, and what you can do about it| Updated on
So it has begun. On 10th July 2020, Singapore will head to the polls to vote in the General Election. And it’s going to be a pretty weird one.
LGBTQ+ people in Singapore are systematically disadvantaged in financial, legal, and psychological ways. So for the people in the community and allies who believe in electing a more inclusive government, here’s a rundown for you to make a more informed decision.
| Updated onLGBT individuals in Singapore face harsh setbacks in their quality and cost of living. Many of these can be traced back to S377A and marriage laws, which legitimise all institutional discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community. Here are all the ways LGBTQ+ people are paying for being queer in Singapore.
| Updated onNearly all aspects of life in Singapore are systematically filtered by large, powerful institutions to remove, reduce, and vilify LGBTQ+ voices. Here's all the ways LGBTQ+ representation is systematically, actively, and pervasively removed from Singapore’s society.