History of Gay Rights in Singapore
The documentation and chronicling of gay venues in Singapore form an important aspect of the human geography of a significant sector of the population. Griffith-Jones who admitted "he had been addicted to homosexual practices" and two Chinese locals, Tan Ah Lek and Lim John Chye , who extorted and attempted to extort money from him by threatening to expose him, went to court.
Sudin claimed that on March 13 or 14, he was walking along Stamford Road, a supposed "area for male prostitutes", at night when a car driven by Marr stopped, picked him up and brought him to his boarding house in Tanglin Hill. Also commonly used by some portions of the gay community to refer to close male gay friends.
If the victim of an entrapment operation uses a symbolic gesture to signal intention to have sexual activity with the police decoy, he can be tried under Section A of the Penal Code, which covers the commission of any obscene act in any public place to the annoyance of others subject to a maximum of 3 months imprisonment, a fine, or both.
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Gay men s social relations
An example of this government censorship was directed at Chay Yew , who, in the s, had become an internationally known playwright with several plays featuring gay individuals and couples. Ng was also charged in court for committing an obscene act in public. After all, this is a puritanical society that allows gambling.