People Like Us; Universal Periodic Review

Published: October 30, 2010


People Like Us ( is an advocacy group interested in equality for gay, lesbian,
bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) persons. We consulted internally with our members and
with other activists concerned with LGBT communities and their issues; with lawyers who
have researched relevant cases; and with a leader in the field of HIV prevention.
This submission focusses on the human rights shortcomings faced by LGBT persons in
Singapore in six areas: criminal law, censorship, barriers to association, sex notation on
identity card, discrimination in employment, and inequality resulting from lack of legal
recognition for same-sex relationships.

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