LGBTQ and vaccines among emerging issues that have split Singaporeans

The issue of tribalism and identity was discussed at a conference this week. Insight looks at why the subject has come under the spotlight and why it matters.

A 2019 photo of the annual Pink Dot event. LGBTQ issues have been more prominent in the last decade. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - While some divisions like race and religion have their roots in history, emerging issues like gender and sexuality have split Singaporeans.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) issues have been more prominent in the last decade, with those who champion such rights at odds with other groups.

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