ADDED ON: 07/06/2022

Singapore government will not prosecute ‘people engaging in gay sex’.

07/05/2022 | Los Angeles Blade

A Singapore government minister last week said his country will not prosecute anyone under a colonial-era law that criminalizes consensual same-sex sexual relations. “People engaging in gay sex will not be prosecuted, even though there is this old piece of law which makes gay sex among males an offense,” said Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on June 29 during an interview on BBC’s “HARDtalk” program. “The attorney general has confirmed that position and the Supreme Court has said that the government’s position is legal for us.” Singapore is among the dozens of countries in which consensual same-sex sexual relations remain criminalized.

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