Putting the T in LGBT

In 2013 a small group of civil society stalwarts set out to acknowledge the contributions of these unsung heroes. The heroes of Singapore are found in this book, and The T Project is proud to stand alongside all the giants that has shaped our lives.

Putting the T in LGBT By Oliver Lim

It is a hot Sunday afternoon; I sit comfortably on the sofa of a typical four-room Sengkang flat ready to interview my friend June Chua on her advocacy work in Singapore. I first met June a year back as a qualitative health researcher working on HIV issues. Fresh out of university, I knew little about the transgender community in Singapore. That was to change when I met the acclaimed June Chua.

June’s tiny dog Pepper jumps up and down, running around me, excitedly greeting her new-found friend. Her apartment is filled with modern art work collected from Singapore and abroad. “Very nice, right?” she exclaims excitedly. “This is what makes me happy!”

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