My Journey to CEDAW – Sherry’s Next Step to Activism

Last month, fellow community leader, Lisa, and I flew to Geneva, Switzerland for the 68th Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) session. CEDAW provides women a platform to bring awareness to unresolved women’s issues to an international level so as to encourage action at a national level.   This […]

Sherry Curating for @HelloFrmSG

When I was offered to curate a Twitter account – HellofrmSG, I knew that it will be an awesome experience and another platform for me to further share my experiences, to advocate and educate on transgender women doing sex work. HellofrmSG has more than four thousands of followers. This was my first time curating a […]

Trans Women and Domestic Work

Introduction How do you validate unpaid domestic work? Most of us will be influenced by cultures belief and family views on domestic work. When we do think about it, we mostly imagine only cisgender women as those who participate in unpaid care work. This is because we view these chores as a woman’s responsibility due […]

Standing ovation for the rising star, Syuhaida

Exclusive Interview with the rising star, Syuhaida. A transsexual sex worker who inspires to provide the platform for LGBT community to invest their passion on stage. Some know her as Syuhaida or Che Tah SG, but everyone knows that she is Singapore’s Celebrity Vlogger. Not only her live feed in Facebook attracts hundreds of viewers, she […]

The Stories of Muslim Transgender/Cisgender Woman Sex Workers

During  the ninth month of Islamic calendar which is Ramadan, Muslims worldwide are fasting for a period of 29-30 days. Muslims are to refrain from consuming food and drink, smoking and engaging sexual activities etc from dawn till sunset. And refraining from behaving indecently and not to say ill or vulgar. This annual obligatory ritual […]

A Jihad For Love; film, faith, and the freedom to love.

A Jihad For Love; film, faith, and the freedom to love. By Sherry              A Jihad for Love is a very emotional documentary about homosexuals and faith in Islam. Everyone with a different background, ethnicity, or religion would enjoy the movie, as it shows how gay and lesbian individuals/partners live […]

Taiwan Pride 2015: Reminiscing My Walk of Unity

When I was told my trip to Taiwan for ILGA 2015 conference will end with a must-be-present event call Pride Parade, I was skeptical about it as I was also told the event was similar to Pink Dot and the parade ASEAN People’s Forum organized but only that this parade has gay men under dressed, […]

Ah Boys to Bullies: Part 2 – Voices from the Sisters

Ah Boys to Bullies is a call for a change to stop bullying. To educate the bullies and to stand up for the ones who are bullied from time to time for many reasons. As a researcher and writer, I met up with a few transgender women or sisters to have a good talk regarding […]

Chezka: A life changing experience.

Chezka, 26, was formerly a sex worker and is now an administrator for a new seafood outlet founded by a renowned actress. Her job scope includes socializing and interacting with the patrons of the outlet. She also comes up with ideas on how to increase the business’s exposure via social media. She is also the […]