21 Aug '12, 6am

Repeal penal code s377A.

I just signed the online letter to repeal section 377A, with my real name, occupation and constituency. 377A : Any male person who, in public or private, commits, or abets the commission of, or procures or attempts to procure the commission by any male person of, any act of gross indecency with another male person, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 2 years. This archaic law was left behind by the British who abolished it years ago. Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia and even China have also passed laws decriminalising such acts. I cannot accept that my gay friends are legally criminals in Singapore. So I signed it. Just because homosexuality does not square with my religious beliefs does not mean I think gays ought to be legally criminal. Mr Wang, who is more eloquent than I am, has a series...

Full article: http://www.mrbrown.com/blog/2007/10/repeal-penal-co.html

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