An Open Invitation to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong | Pink Dot SG
Our Prime Minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong was reported by TODAY to have made the following statement in response to a question on Section 377A: "You know our rules in Singapore. Whatever your sexual orientation, you are welcome to come and work in Singapore," he said. "But this has not inhibited people from living, and has not stopped Pink Dot from having a gathering every year. "It is the way this society is: We are not like San Francisco, neither are we like some countries in the Middle East. (We are) something in between, it is the way the society is." We disagree with PM Lee. Pink Dot's existence is not proof of Singapore's inclusiveness to the LGBTQ community. Pink Dot exists precisely because members of the LGBTQ community in Singapore continue to face discrimination and inequality in a multitude of ways, on a daily basis. This discrimination that we face is borne from Section 377A, along with its trickle-down effects to other laws and policies that govern our society at