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Singapore rules to uphold the criminalisation of homosexuality

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It is currently illegal to be gay in Singapore – with archaic colonial-era law Section 377A defining sex between consenting men as “acts of gross indecency” – and people who are convicted of having gay sex can face up to two years in prison.

The attempt to overturn the law was led by three people – a retired doctor, a DJ and a queer rights advocate – who each contended that it was unconstitutional with Singapore’s Constitution.

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