Pink Dot 2011 – now supported by Google Singapore!

Posted on June 9th, by Pink Dot Sg in Pink Dot 2011, Press. 9 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SINGAPORE, 08 June 2011 – Pink Dot SG today announced Google Singapore is supporting Pink Dot 2011 on 18 June 2011. On this day, Singaporeans will, for the third year running, gather at Hong Lim Park to form a human pink dot in support of the belief that everyone deserves the freedom to love.

Pink Dot 2011 marks the first time that such an international company has publicly supported Pink Dot and its values. Google Singapore has pledged sponsorship to the event, highlights of which will include a concert with comedic trio Dim Sum Dollies, Broadway Beng Sebastian Tan, Jill Marie Thomas and dance group Voguelicious.

“We are heartened and very humbled that international players such as Google Singapore are making a clear stand on embracing diversity through their support of Pink Dot 2011. Many in Singapore’s lesbian, gay, bisexual … Read More »



Pink Profiles: Women’s Nite

Posted on June 8th, by Pink Dot Sg in LGBT Resources, Pink Dot 2011. No Comments

We talk to the everyday heroes who make Singapore a better place person by person, day after day. These LGBT support groups will also have a booth (or a picnic mat) at Pink Dot 2011, so come by and say hi!

Who They Are: A monthly gathering of lesbian and bisexual women every month. It was founded in 2003 by Charmaine Tan and Eileena Lee.

What They Do: Discussions and talks about anything related to the lives of gay women.

How To Get In Touch:
http://women-snite.livejournal.com/;

Email: [email protected]

[Snapshot]
Women’s Nite is a monthly gathering of lesbian and bisexual women in Singapore. Their events offer a safe space to talk about relationships, love, sexuality in a safe, neutral and alcohol-free environment. Previous topics included: “Rent, buy or with the folks?”, “Out Or Not” and “Reaching Out”.

[Q&A]

We catch up with some of the volunteers behind Women’s Nite Gea … Read More »



Pink Profiles: Rainbower

Posted on June 7th, by Pink Dot Sg in LGBT Resources, Pink Dot 2011. 1 Comment

We talk to the everyday heroes who make Singapore a better place person by person, day after day. These LGBT support groups will also have a booth (or a picnic mat) at Pink Dot 2011, so come by and say hi!

Who they are:
A community for gay men to interact and have fun through social activities while building healthy and lasting friendships.
What they do:
Leisure activities are organised almost every month where members can interact and have fun.
When was it set up:19 August 2006
How to get in touch:
• Website : rainbower.sg
• Email: [email protected]

[Snapshot]

Rainbower is a friendly community for gay men to interact and build lasting and healthy friendships with each other. Fun-filled leisure and social activities are usually organised once a month at various locations for members to share the going-ons in their lives and to relax. Their gatherings culminate into their … Read More »



Pink Profiles: Queer Book Club

Posted on June 6th, by Pink Dot Sg in LGBT Resources, Pink Dot 2011. 1 Comment

We talk to the everyday heroes who make Singapore a better place person by person, day after day. These LGBT support groups will also have a booth (or a picnic mat) at Pink Dot 2011, so come by and say hi!

QUEER BOOK CLUB

Who they are:
The Queer Book Club was founded in 2008 by Zhuang Yisa, Isaac Kang and Aaron Ho. The idea was born after they attended an Indignation night hike and talked about books. Two months later, the Queer Book Club page on Facebook was set up.

What they do:
The group meets up every 3rd Thursday of the month to discuss a book. Aaron says, “We’d do a gay novel in the first month; a lesbian text in the second; and queer in the third. By queer, we mean any books to do with sexuality, including novels on transsexuals, … Read More »



Pink Profiles: Pelangi Pride Centre

Posted on June 2nd, by Pink Dot Sg in LGBT Resources, Pink Dot 2011. 1 Comment

We talk to the everyday heroes who make Singapore a better place person by person, day after day. These LGBT support groups will also have a booth (or a picnic mat) at Pink Dot 2011, so come by and say hi!

Who they are: A resource centre and library for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and curious individuals.
What they do: Their library has about 1,000 non-fiction and fiction titles, and they regularly hold book launches, talks and workshops.
When was it set up: 2003 by Charmaine Tan, Eileena Lee and Dinesh Naidu.
How to get in touch:
Website http://www.pelangipridecentre.org/; Facebook; Email [email protected]
Address: Free Community Church, 56 Lor Geylang #03-00 Century Technology Building, S 388391 (Open Sat 2-6pm)

[Snapshot]

A free library resource stocked with LGBT-related fiction and non-fiction titles, the Pelangi Pride Centre is run by about 20 volunteers. Currently, they’re housed at Free Community Church … Read More »