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Popstar A-mei celebrates gay rights at Singapore gig

Taiwanese popstar A-mei showed her support for gay rights at a concert in Singapore last Saturday 26 January.

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30th January 2013 14:41

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

The singer, who has been recording music since 1996 and is extremely popular in the Mandarin-speaking world, waved a rainbow flag and said love all around whether it’s man-man, woman-woman or man-woman.

While A-mei sang her song Cai Hong (meaning rainbow) a camera zoomed in on couples in the crowd, showing them on a big screen on stage. When the camera focused on gay couple there were loud cheers from the audience.

A-mei is well-known as a champion of gay rights. She has been a Rainbow Ambassador to Taiwan Pride since 2007 and she was one of the first celebrities to sign TAPCPR’s petition for same-sex marriage.

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