Human Rights
1:01 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Singapore Drag Queen: When Being Out Means Risking Arrest

Singapore's most famous drag queen, Kumar
Credit Flickr photo/ Mr Miyagi

France legalized gay marriage today. The public debates there were divisive and even bloody. Things are even harder for gays in Asia. For example, Singapore still has a law against sex between men. But how strictly is it enforced? In today’s featured story, we hear from a Singapore drag queen and the editors of a Singapore gay lifestyle magazine who are out of the closet and still out of jail, at least for now.

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