Pink Dot 16 returns to Hong Lim Park on 29 Jun

Pink Dot, the biggest annual event for the LGBTQ+ community in Singapore, will return to Hong Lim Park on 29 Jun (Sat) for its sixteenth edition. Pink Dot 16 will highlight how LGBTQ+ people here continue to face discrimination, despite the decriminalising of gay sex.

pink dot 16 - participants gathering
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Check out these event highlights.

Videos featuring everyday Singaporeans

Pink Dot SG will be releasing 3 videos by filmmaker Sally Lee. These feature average Singaporeans meeting for the first time to discuss various aspects of LGBTQ+ life here.

pink dot 16 - campaign video
Credit – Pink Dot SG

In one of the videos, 4 pairs of strangers discuss their experiences growing up in Singapore, where they either felt unsafe or did not belong.

The other videos touch on families and relationships, and fears and dreams for the future.

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Letters to Lawrence Wong, SG’s New Prime Minister

pink dot 16 - participants with messages
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In addition to the community tents and a light-up finale, Pink Dot 16 will invite participants to pen their hopes for a more inclusive Singapore to Singapore’s new Prime Minister.

Line-up of community speakers

pink dot 16 - community speakers
Credit – Pink Dot SG

At Pink Dot 16, the soapbox will be taken by speakers. They include Anne Goh from Sayoni, a community of queer women, Kira Moon, a drag queen and Clarence Singam, co-founder of a non-profit organisation that offers safe spaces for the LGBTQ+ community.

How do I support Pink Dot 16?

Come with your loved ones (in pink!) on 29 Jun (Sat) at Hong Lim Park from 3.30pm.

Also consider becoming an individual or corporate sponsor as part of their Red Dot for Pink Dot campaign. Visit https://reddotforpinkdot.sg/ for more information.

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Hong Lim Park

New Bridge Rd, Singapore 059299

Hong Lim Park

New Bridge Rd, Singapore 059299

Operating Hours: 3.30 pm - 7.30pm (29 Jun)

Operating Hours: 3.30 pm - 7.30pm (29 Jun)
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