End of Singapore’s gay sex ban a ‘small step’ for some LGBT couples

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08/22/2022

Singapore’s decision to lift a colonial-era ban on sex between men is long overdue and will not end discrimination of LGBT groups in the conservative city-state, rights activists and members of the gay community said on Monday.
The announcement by Singapore’s prime minister to repeal the so-called 377A law on Sunday came as he also said the government would take steps to prevent legal challenges that would allow same-sex marriages to be recognised. That has left many feeling underwhelmed by the historic move.

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