Sam's Thoughts: Supporting #PinkDot

PinkDot has its merits and limitations. You are most accurate in saying that it pushes for visibility and public awareness. It makes anyone who watched the video, edattend the event and participated in the online discussion feels good with what is going on. It inspires people. And it stops for months before it returns after its organisers evaluate and regroup to do the next one. For those who works on the other platforms like yourself and myself, we do the different types of outreach. Oogachaga does its work at more intimate level with the communities, many who would never step into PinkDot, sometimes because they are still working on their understanding and acceptance of their own sexuality, but also they feel alienated by an event which they should rightly feel belonged to. It is important for us, as individuals or groups to understand our roles and do what we are best a...

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Pink Dot 2011 – Stimulating Social Change or Reinforcing Status Quo?

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On 18 June 2011, a crowd more than ten thousand-strong turned Hong Lim Park into a giant pink party1 : there were pink T-s...

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In this photo released by Pink Dot SG, over 10,000 pink-attired Singaporeans in support of the nonprofit Pink Dot SG movem...

Pink Dot event draws 10,000 this year

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In this photo released by Pink Dot SG, over 10,000 pink-attired Singaporeans in support of the nonprofit Pink Dot SG movem...

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Media release by the organisers of Pink Dot / Over 10,000 pink-attired Singaporeans turned Hong Lim Park into a sea of pin...

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Record 10,000 turnout at Pink Dot | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

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Over 10,000 participants packed Hong Lim Park, more than twice the size of last year's crowd. (Photo by Pink … A record cr...

Pink Dot is also in @TimeOutSG ! yay!

Pink Dot is also in @TimeOutSG ! yay!

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