Appendices 2007


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Month Title, etc   Relevance
Dec 2007 Christopher de Souza's speech against repeal of 377A -during the parliamentary debate Pol, Hom
Nov 2007 Jason and deMarco Ok'ed by MDA - newspaper reports Pol, Hom
Nov 2007 Selective tolerance is not tolerance at all - Australian High Court judge Michael Kirby mentions Lina Joy and Thio Li-Ann Soc, Rel, Hom
Nov 2007 Higher flag-down the fare way to go - Han Songguang argues that our taxi fares need to be much higher Oth [transport]
Nov 2007 There are gays, and there are gays - Andy Ho argues that identity politics is undesirable Pol, Hom
Nov 2007 Lee Hsien Loong's speech on Section 377A - in the parliamentary debate Pol, Hom
Oct 2007 Thio Li-Ann's parliamentary speech on 377A - the infamous speech Pol, Law, Hom
Oct 2007 377A debate and the rewriting of pluralism - by Janadas Devan Pol, Law, Rel, Hom
Oct 2007 Letters to the press, 16-18 Oct 2007 - regarding Section 377A Law, Hom
Oct 2007 The parliamentary petition and open letter - press reports - for repeal of Section 377A of the Penal Code Law, Hom
Oct 2007 Two gay-related stories from DPA - sent out to the world about Singapore Pol, Law, Hom
Sep 2007 Singapore sends mixed signals on homosexuality - a feature story by DPA Pol, Hom
Sep 2007 A teacher's disclosure and the issue is out in the open - an op-ed by Paul Jacob of the Straits Times Soc, Med, Hom
Sep 2007 Blog not meant for his students - from the New Paper Soc, Med, Hom
Sep 2007 Male teacher comes out on blog - translated from Zaobao Soc, Med, Hom
Sep 2007 Otto Fong's open letter Soc, Med, Hom
Aug 2007 God, gays, plugs and sockets - a column from a Maltese newspaper Soc, Rel, Hom
Aug 2007 Letters to the press, 8 - 10 August 2007 on HIV, marriage and the banned Douglas Sanders lecture Pol, Law, Soc, Hom, Oth [HIV]
Aug 2007 "Eventually," said Lee Kuan Yew, the law has to go Pol, Law. Hom
Aug 2007 Letters re ban on Douglas Sanders' lecture - why is it not in the public interest? Pol, Hom
Aug 2007 International law lecture banned - It got into USA Today! Pol, Hom
Aug 2007 Italians to stage gay 'kiss-in' - because the police in Rome stopped a gay couple from kissing Pol, Hom
Aug 2007 Singapore gays allowed a step forward, but pushed two back from IHT Pol, Med, Hom
Aug 2007 Singapore bans photo exhibition of gays, lesbians kissing from AP and IHT Pol, Med, Hom
Aug 2007 Redefining marriage: Where to draw the line? - another law lecturer embarrasses herself intellectually Law, Hom
July 2007 Homosexuality is a problem only because homophobes make it so - 2 letters submitted to the editor but not published Law, Soc, Hom
July 2007 At stake is public morality, not pragmatism - more letters to the press, 26 July 2007 Law, Soc, Rel, Hom
July 2007 Why is it so hard to repeal an archaic law? - the Straits Times carried 7 letters in its online edition on 21 July 2007 Law, Rel, Hom
July 2007 Ian McKellen wades into Singapore gay rights debate - press reports from Reuters and AFP Law, Hom
July 2007 HK court strikes down public sodomy law - it was discriminatory because it only applied to homosexual men Law, Hom
July 2007 Letters to the press re MP Baey supports repeal - mostly against Pol, Rel, Hom
July 2007 Letters to the press re 'Can mum. mum and kids' - the shrill Christian rightwing at it again Pol, Soc, Rel, Hom
July 2007 MP Baey supports repeal - the first PAP MP to declare so, after Lee Kuan Yew Pol, Hom
July 2007 Can mum, mum and kids make a family? by Janadas Devan Soc, Hom
June 2007 'Science' is a verb - 2 letters rebutting Andy Ho's claim that science and religion exist in mutually exclusive spheres. Rel, Kno
May 2007 The battle of St James - 8th set of letters in the Straits Times - intra-Christian speak that will leave non-Christians cold Pol, Law, Rel, Hom
May 2007 Majority in UK support gay equality - poll - very high percentages Soc, Hom
May 2007 Gay Britons serve in military with little fuss - after the European Court of Human Rights compelled the UK to act Soc, Hom
May 2007 The battle of St James - 7th set of letters in the Straits Times - David Garcia compares homosexuality to kleptomania Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 The gay debate and the breakthrough we need - an op-ed by the Editorial Director of 'Today' newspaper Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 What are these guys really saying? - 3 letters in 'Today' newspaper. The second and third are rather confused. Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 Is there a place for God in public morals debate? - by Chua Mui Hoong of the Straits Times Pol, Soc, Rel, Hom
May 2007 What price, the pink dollar? - 'Today' newspaper conducted a poll of 300 HDB dwellers. Soc, Hom
May 2007 The battle of St James - the unpublished letters - these 4 letters had been submitted to the Straits Times Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 The battle of St James - 6th set of letters in the Straits Times - a doctor insists on equating gays with Aids Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 The battle of St James - MPs' views - Indranee Rajah, Siew Kum Hong, Lim Biow Chuan, Alvin Yeo and Ellen Lee Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 The battle of St James - 5th set of letters in the Straits Times - Miak Siew criticises doctor for selective use of data Law, Hom, Kno
May 2007 The freedom to disagree, respectfully - a law academic criticises Yvonne Lee's approach Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 The battle of St James - 4th set of letters in the Straits Times - a doctor argues that homosexuality is a disease Law, Hom, Kno
May 2007 Delhi in same-sex diplomat dilemma - Canada wants to post 2 same-sex married diplomats to India Pol, Hom
May 2007 Why close one eye? - by Thomas Koshy in 'Today' newspaper. The utilitarian reasons for repeal Pol, Law, Soc, Hom
May 2007 Decriminalising homosexual acts would be an error - by Yvonne Lee, a law lecturer Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 The New Paper on 4 May 2007, part 3 - about Jeff Chevalier and the BP boss Med, Hom
May 2007 The New Paper on 4 May 2007, part 2 - how people in Tanjong Pagar view gays; the government's mixed signals Pol, Soc, Med, Hom
May 2007 The New Paper on 4 May 2007, part 1 - are gays acceptable in business, in politics? Pol, Soc, Med, Hom
May 2007 The battle of St James - third set of letters in the Straits Times - 6 more letters Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 The battle of St James - second set of letters in the Straits Times - after Lee Kuan Yew questioned the homosexuality law Pol, Law, Hom
May 2007 The battle of St James - first letter in the Straits Times - after Lee Kuan Yew questioned the homosexuality law Pol, Law, Hom
Apr 2007 Pas de deux of sexuality is written in the genes - from the New York Times Hom, Kno
Apr 2007 Cold currency - in gay Singaporean has a one-night- stand in China, by Lee Yew Leong Hom
Apr 2007 The kingdom in the closet - gay life in Saudi Arabia, from the Atlantic Monthly Soc, Rel, Hom
Apr 2007 A family holiday ruined by illogical security officers - at Changi airport, a mother was held back because she uttered the word "bomb" innocently Soc
Apr 2007 There's a fundamental wrong in letting some people marry - from the Sydney Morning Herald Rel, Hom
Mar 2007 Nude shots give gays wrong idea - Straits Times columnist Andy Ho says gays should support the ban on Leslie Kee's book SuperStars Med, Hom
Feb 2007 Singapore journalists have a difficult job - said Kishore Mahbubani in a speech Pol, Med
Feb 2007 Questionnaire for 2006 Press Freedom Index - from Reporters Sans Frontieres Med
Jan 2007 Intellectual and spiritual torpor: present-day Catholic Church views on homosexuality - Dominic Chua expresses his dismay Rel, Hom
Jan 2007 Retreat on adoption and the Equality Act will crumble - an op-ed from the Guardian newspaper, UK Pol, Law, Rel, Hom

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Pertaining to Singapore
Pol Politics and government
Law Law, court cases
Soc Society and culture
Rel Religion
Med The media
Hom Homosexuality, gay issues
Kno Knowledge and belief
Hum Being human
Per The personal perspective
Oth Other subjects