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Singapore’s 8th IndigNation festival to focus on LGBT heritage, Aug 3-25

For its eighth edition, Singapore's LGBT pride season will throw the spotlight on things, situations and places that are special to Singapore's LGBT community.

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3rd August 2012 04:26

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

Aside from being aware of Singapore’s section 377A – a colonial-era law that criminalises same-sex sexual relations between men and the widespread campaign in 2007 to support its repeal, and the police banning of the annual Nation party last organised by Fridae in Singapore in 2004, organisers of Indignation, the city-state’s annual LGBT pride season, say many LGBT Singaporeans are not likely to know much else about the community’s history. Read the full story here.