Same but Different: A Legal Guidebook for LGBT Couples & Families in Singapore

I am excited and proud to announce my latest (and possibly greatest) project – Legal Guidebook for LGBT Couples & Families In Singapore. This project has been my baby for a while, and I’m proud to announce we are close to finalizing it. This is a much-needed resource which aims to answer the basic (and not so basic) legal questions that LGBT couples & families may ask. The guide aims to bridge the gap between LGBT families and access to legal information, which is often a huge gap.

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My Kingdom for a Lawyer

The legal profession and the public in Singapore could benefit from a systemic reform that makes access to justice a central tenet of our social safety net. In my opinion, the best way to address the lack of lawyers in community law and ensure that everyone has legal representation therein, is to have a CPF-based fund for legal fees, coupled with an optional accreditation for community lawyers.

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Trust is a Privilege, not an Entitlement

When the system asks us to place trust in an institution, that trust needs to be earned, not given. Today I examine why the laws relating to scandalising the judiciary are unnecessary and undemocratic.

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Surpanakha’s Punishment

In the largest democracy in the world, violence against minority communities continues to proliferate. Today I explore the issue of hate crimes against Dalits in India, often ignored outside India.

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The Death and Reincarnation of Marriage: Part II

In this second part of my 3-part essay, I explore the worldwide trends of marriage, and how marriage rates around the world are directly influenced by the interactions between wealth and patriarchy.

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Welcome

Hello all! I am not sure how you found me, but I am very glad to see you here in my new personal blog space. What this blog will not be/will not contain: Recipes. I am indeed an excellent cook but if you wanted a cooking blog, I suggest you go look at the other…

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