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“They protect all but us”


It was a Saturday morning in Geylang. Sheryl, a 27 year old Singaporean transgender sex worker was working over time because business was bad. But she didn’t think that it was going to be bad enough for her life to be threatened.   She managed to take a client after…

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Today, 3rd of March is the International Sex Workers’ Rights Day. At 2am, Project X received a phone call from a 50 year-old Singaporean cisgender female sex worker (Ruby) who had $250 stolen from her by her client. She wasn’t sure if she had the right to call the police,…

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Project X forms coalition with 9 other CSOs, submits Shadow Report for Universal Periodic Review

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Download the full report here: ALMOS UPR Report 2015   MEDIA STATEMENT BY ALMOS ON THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW As Singapore prepares to engage other United Nations member states on its human rights record at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in January 2016, it is clear that much more needs to…

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An open letter to the Straits Times on their discriminatory representation of trans people.


On the 7th of December 2015 the Straits Times published this article, contained in which were a slew of discriminatory remarks and representations of the trans community.  In response, Pavarne Shantti wrote an open letter to the Straits Times to clarify some of the offending points in the article. Her…

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“They Only Do This to Transgender Girls”: Report

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Late 2013, we approached by the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, Yale Law School, upon being recommended by a local professor. They wanted to reach out to groups working on LGBT issues with the hope of producing a full human rights report. We exchanged a few long distance…

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