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 […]

Ah Boys to Bullies: Part 1

“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education” – Martin Luther King, Jr.   Since the inception of major education reform in the 80’s, Singapore’s education system has blossomed into a globally recognized model for excellence – ranking 5th in the world in a 2012 education survey conducted by Pearson Group, and […]

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 […]

The Fact Beneath The Rock – The Life of a Sex Worker

Have you ever wondered why people do sex work when they can get a job that society sees as normal? Some would say it is taking the easy way out or to live the lifestyle that they want; the list goes on. So allow me take you on free ride as usually I would charge. […]

Another Case of Transphobia

Many people think that Singapore is a place that is kind to trans*[i] people. Singapore is the only country in the region that allows trans* people to change their identification card to reflect the true sex after they have undergone a full sex reassignment surgery (SRS); Singapore was one of the world leaders for 30 years for conducting […]

Open Letter to Channel News Asia and Straits Times for Transphobia

Straits Times, 17 May 2013, “Loanshark runner spared caning because of sex change” [http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/loanshark-runner-spared-caning-because-sex-change-20130517] Channel News Asia, 17 May 2013, “Transsexual avoids caning for being loanshark runner” [http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/transsexual-avoids-caning-for-being-loan/678438.html?cid=FBSG] Dear Sir/ Mdm, We are a group of individuals who are transgender persons, allies of transgender persons, and cisgender persons who work with transgender persons. We refer to […]