28 Feb '17, 3pm

[Mothership] PM Lee on 377a: “An uneasy compromise, I’m prepared to live with it until social attitudes change” https://t.co/mDg76YZRhL

[Mothership] PM Lee on 377a: “An uneasy compromise, I’m prepared to live with it until social attitudes change” https://t.co/mDg76YZRhL

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was recently interviewed on BBC HARDtalk, a current affairs interview programme that subjects its interviewees to nearly 30 minutes of tough questioning by its current host, Stephen Sackur. The British news network has provided several teaser excerpts from the HARDtalk interview with PM Lee on Tuesday, ahead of its release on Wednesday. One clip was on trade deals and human rights , a second discussed US-China relations, while a third clip covered the legality of homosexual sex in Singapore. In case you don’t happen to know what Section 377A is, it is the section of Singapore’s penal code that criminalises gay sex. Here’s how it reads in our Statutes: 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 ano...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/02/pm-lee-on-377a-an-uneasy-com...

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