The gay side of Singapore

By Yuh Ting Tan

March 2014 FEATURE
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Singapore is famous for its compulsively clean streets, rigid laws and structured way of living – even the idea of fun is clean and controlled. It is cosmopolitan, glamorous and ditzy, minus the freedom. But like any other big city, Singapore too breathes secrets that it does not easily divulge to outsiders.“If you are interested, I will bring you around,” my gay Singaporean friend told me. It sounded like an open invitation for something naughty. I grabbed at the chance...

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Yuh Ting Tan

Born in Taiwan but having lived her formative years in Malaysia, Yuh Ting Tan is currently based in Singapore. She masquerades as an amateur art critique during the weekends and firmly believes that travelling nourishes the soul.