20 Jun '11, 5am

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

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

On 18 June 2011, a crowd more than ten thousand-strong turned Hong Lim Park into a giant pink party1 : there were pink T-shirts, pink wigs, pink cupcakes on pink picnic mats, dogs in pink leashes and pink bowties, and ten thousand people in pink who stood up in support of the freedom to love, regardless of sexual orientation. The thing that struck me about this year’s Pink Dot was that almost everyone I approached did not mind being interviewed, named and photographed. I had assumed there would be some degree of fear, or at least hesitation to reveal personal information; instead, I found fearlessness. It was a pleasant surprise that so many people – all except one – were willing to be publicly named for their sexuality or for their support of LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) friends and family. Of course there were the quieter ones, who would have been m...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/06/pink-dot-2011-stimula...

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