Posted by on August 2, 2022 4:13 pm
Originally From: Pink News

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Singapore’s law that criminalises sex between men is again under review – but the government insists the definition of marriage will remain protected.

Section 377A – introduced in 1938 when the city-state was under British colonial rule – bans consensual, same-sex sexual activity between men, and anyone found guilty of breaking the law can face up to two years imprisonment.

The government is reviewing the archaic regulation but is also considering how it can “safeguard the current legal position on marriage from being challenged in the courts”, law and home affairs minister K Shanmugam said on Saturday (30 July), according to Bloomberg.

Same-sex marriages in Singapore are currently considered void, and Leow Yangfa, executive director of Singapore LGBTQ+ group Oogachaga,  said there were “no immediate plans to mount legal challenges

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