Singapore's "Pink Dot" rally shows pressure for gay rights

July 1, 2013 02:51

SINGAPORE - Singapore is seeing a groundswell of support for same-sex rights, reflected in a record 21,000-strong "Pink Dot" rally in the city-state, only months after its High Court rejected a petition to repeal a law which criminalizes sex between men.

"There is more awareness, especially with the rise of social media. I think with greater awareness, there is greater support as well," said Kierin Galistan, a secretary and one of the participants at the "Pink Dot" rally on Saturday."Everyone deserves to love and be loved, regardless of sexual orientation," said Galistan.

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