Talk:LGBT rights in Singapore

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Wording[edit]

Accidently clicked enter. But my change here [1] was made because the original wording suggested to me gay people were treated more harshly then non gay people when they committed any crime which obviously isn't the case. Nil Einne 11:14, 11 January 2007 (UTC)

Importance[edit]

I feel low importance isy unjustified?Even tho it's perhaps not an issue that gets much attention in Singapore, surely any article on a what is regarded by quite a number of people as a human rights issue deserves mid importance at least Nil Einne 11:14, 11 January 2007 (UTC)

Section 377[edit]

Section 377 has been repealed in the revised Penal Code, section 377A is still maintained in the statutes. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 124.183.122.166 (talk) 05:31, 25 April 2007 (UTC).

Issues with article[edit]

Some issues I see with this article:

  1. It says in infobox "Same-sex sexual activity legal? Illegal". But, its clear from article text, they are only illegal between men. Sex between women appears to be legal.
  2. It says "After the exhaustive Penal Code review in 2007, oral and anal sex were legalised for heterosexuals only.". But, likewise it's clear that they are presently only illegal between men, and not between women -- I am not sure whether the old section 377 could be used against women, just going by the wording it could have been but obviously "carnal intercourse against the order of nature" is one of those vague phrases that courts could interpret as they see fit. So, either way, the repeal of old section 377 legalised oral and anal sex for heterosexual and female homosexual couples, or else it repealed it for heterosexual couples only and oral and anal sex for female homosexual couples were already legal.
  3. Despite articles title of "LGBT rights in Singapore", it doesn't mention transgender rights at all. I am going to remedy that with a cross-reference to Transgender people in Singapore#Legal reform.
  4. Likewise, no mention of same-sex marriage, a cross-reference to Matrimonial_law_of_Singapore#Same-sex_marriage can remedy that.

I am going to edit the article to make the above changes. --SJK (talk) 08:55, 3 October 2010 (UTC)

Lesbiansim illegal[edit]

Would lesbian acts be illegal technically under the Public Order and Nuisance act with jail up to 6 months and a fine — Preceding unsigned comment added by 64.121.83.151 (talk) 05:49, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Adoption and family planning[edit]

"Same-sex couples are not permitted to adopt or partake in child-rearing arrangements, such as utilisation of assisted reproductive technology or surrogacy.[10]" I can't seem to find the actual information in the source? Can someone help me find where is it mentioned? --Ben.MQ (talk) 10:56, 28 November 2015 (UTC)


Public opinion[edit]

"Whilst some 75% of Singaporeans oppose same-sex marriage and same-sex sexual activity (according to polling conducted in 2014)" A similar poll by OSC in conjunction with IPS [2] in the same year has results suggesting 47% of the population opposing 'gay lifestyles' and 55% opposing same sex marriage. Lychee512 (talk) 05:52, 9 June 2016 (UTC)

Vigilante Execution[edit]

Really? I've never heard of that being a punishment, legal or otherwise. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 174.24.232.77 (talk) 02:39, 20 January 2017 (UTC)

Thanks for pointing that out. Seems like 204.186.241.170 made a series of highly questionable, and factually wrong edits/additions to the article which was not caught. I've undone them. Zhanzhao (talk) 03:44, 20 January 2017 (UTC)

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Gay movies in singapore[edit]

Some gay movies have been shown in cinemas in Singapore such as: Love Simon, Moonlight.This could mean the country is more open a out lgbt movies. Please add this to the article:

https://mashable.com/2018/04/03/love-simon-singapore-classification/ — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2405:4800:2C76:B668:19F7:86AC:8247:6C48 (talk) 23:01, 1 September 2018 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 9 December 2018[edit]

Change in summary list for single gay adoptions from yes to not not allowed. The change seems inaccurate and when someone changed the summary to say it was allowed it was unsourced which makes me believe it was vandalism or trolling. 2600:1:F12E:AF8C:B014:1248:7D6B:3684 (talk) 01:06, 9 December 2018 (UTC)

 DoneJonesey95 (talk) 01:16, 9 December 2018 (UTC)