Normalizing gay people in Singapore


2 May 2008
Philadelphia Gay News, a weekly newspaper, page 11.

The island nation of Singapore has a population of about 4.5 million people. The country’s media watchdog is resolved that not one of those people will see gays on TV.

The Media Development Authority just spanked a television station for showing the unthinkable: a gay family.

At 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 13, MediaCorp TV Channel 5 ran an episode of “Find and Design,” a home andNormalizing gay people in Singapore decor series. In the episode, a gay couple wanted to transform their game room into a nursery for their adopted baby.

Editor’s note: the rest of the article is not available in text form but as a gif file whose thumbnail is at right.


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