Has Conservative Discourse on 377A Run Its Course?
Like many other places, social and moral norms are increasingly contested in Singapore. One site of such contestation is Section 377A. While arguments in favor of repeal have asserted identity and self-fulfillment based on SOGI, arguments in response have focused almost exclusively on the moral and social consequences of repeal, revealing conspicuous gaps in conservative discourse.The challenge and opportunity for conservatives of all creeds is to articulate a proper anthropology and address the deep search for meaning without descending into false utopianism or ideological dogmatism.
Identity Politics, & The Politicisation of Mental Health
"If you don't let me do this, I'll commit suicide". What happens when "mental health" is used to hold you hostage to acquiesce to beliefs you disagree with? Is there a healthier alternative to the compelled affirmation of every new identity and behaviour in a culture where the modern psychological 'self' has been unmoored from biological realities?
Radical Trans Ideology Will Splinter Singapore’s LGBT Community
When adopted unquestioningly, radical transgender activism poses threats to healthy public discourse. The LGBT community risks delegitimisation by more than its philosophical paradoxes.How long will the most strident voices prevail before Singapore realises the emperor has no clothes?
Transgender activism: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Transgender activism targetting youths is gaining traction in Singapore. Regardless looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of the movement, and what needs to be done moving forward.
Culture & Media
Torn over Transgender Therapy for Teens
This week, social media erupted after a student accused MOE of blocking hormone therapy. Regardless takes a look at how the issue made headlines, and what it means for society at large.
Culture & Media
CNA’S Transgender Bias?
Ellen Page now wants to be recognised as Elliot page. CNA reports the news in a decidedly one-sided way.