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Singapore churches to fight against potential lifting of gay sex ban. SINGAPORE: Singapore churches are coming together in an effort to put pressure on the government and a court in the Southeast Asian country to uphold a law banning gay sex. It comes as Singapore is to hear what activists hope will be a watershed moment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the city-state. But if churches have their way, the ban will remain in place, despite widespread public perceptions that seem to be leaning toward more tolerance. An informal network of about 100 churches announced that it was to mobilize their members to speak up against the upcoming court challenge. Pastors at churches in the LoveSingapore network will be calling on their congregations to speak out online and offline against any repeal of Section 377A of the Penal Code. LoveSingapore says it rep...

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