Images: Pink Dot SG by way of Fb

Blissful Pleasure Month! Time to have fun love, range, and inclusivity at these Pink Dot occasions which might be taking place all through June.

Love is love – regardless of your sexual orientation. And now that Part 337A is formally repealed, we’re all in for inclusivity and the precise to like freely. As we have fun Pleasure Month and await Pink Dot 2023 (it takes place on Saturday, 24 June 2023), there are many Pink Fest actions main as much as town’s largest LGBTQ+-affirming occasion. So what if the legislation restricts foreigners from Pink Dot at Hong Lim Park? Take your date to a romantic lunch or dinner adopted by considered one of these occasions, and uncover why pink is so on this month.

Pink Dot 2023: Rainbow occasions to participate in

1. Pink Display screen

All month

Pink Dot 2023 | Pink Screen
Images: The Projector

Our favorite indie cinema, The Projector, has handpicked a sequence of movies that replicate the lives of LGBTQ+ people in international locations like Hong Kong, Japan, Morocco, and Pakistan. A must-watch is Leslie Cheung’s 1997 movie Blissful Collectively, which has been restored in 4K. So ebook your tickets stat and have fun the liberty to like by movie. Word: most screenings are for these aged 21 and above.
Pink Display screen at The Projector, #05-00, Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Seaside Street, Singapore 199589

2. Rainbow Households: Pricey Dwelling

Now until 11 June

Pink Dot 2023 | Rainbow Families: Dear Home
Images: Koh Zhi Kai

What does a house imply to you? On this exhibition, The Projector X: Picturehouse is remodeled right into a walk-through dwelling setup, with every room reflecting a facet of dwelling and belonging. Guests are welcome to take part in immersive and interactive actions all through the area, equivalent to creating mini dioramas and writing letters.
Rainbow Households: Pricey Dwelling, Stage 5, Projector X: Picturehouse, 2 Helpful Street, Singapore 229233

3. Thugshop x FomoHomo Presents Sunny Aspect Up: Pink Pleasure Version

10 June

Pink Dot 2023 | Tuckshop x FomoHomo Presents Sunny Side Up Pink Pride Edtion
Images: FomoHomo by way of Fb

It’s time for weekend brunch, pleasure version! Take pleasure in canapes by a former Les Amis chef and specially-themed drinks. After all, it’s not brunch with out music and drag performances. Attendees will even obtain a goodie bag containing cute (and helpful) objects.
Thugshop x FomoHomo Presents Sunny Aspect Up: Pink Pleasure Version, Eat Sum Factor, 66 Boat Quay, Singapore 049854

4. Draw Your Story: A Mini Comedian Workshop

10 June

Discover ways to inform your story by the visible kind at this two-hour workshop that’s open to queer people and allies. Your phrases shall be translated into sketches earlier than they’re become comics. No artwork expertise is required; you can even carry somebody alongside and draw as a pair.
Draw Your Story: A Mini Comedian Workshop, 42 Waterloo Road, Singapore 187951

5. Health After 40

11 June

Pink Dot 2023 | Fitness After 40
Images: Baseline Health SG

Who says protecting match is just for the younger? This 45-minute discuss highlights the modifications you undergo if you flip 40 and the many years that observe. Individuals will even choose up sensible methods to maintain lively and observe self-care. For the curious cats, there’s a 15-minute Q&A sesh after the discuss. Should you’re into staying wholesome and youthful, that is one Pink Fest occasion you shouldn’t miss.
Health After 40, #01-09, Worldwide Sports activities Academy, Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place, Singapore 397628

6. Queer Laughter Yoga

15 June

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Dwell, snicker, love at this yoga workshop for the queer neighborhood to attach, cut back stress, and enhance self-love and acceptance. There’ll be respiratory workouts, laughter workouts, and guided meditations that can assist you calm down, take again management of your physique and life, and make new associates. One other plus? You don’t must carry yoga mats.
Queer Laughter Yoga, Cecil Road, Singapore 049710


7. Inclusivity Strolling Excursions

16, 18, 23, 25, and 30 June

We’re all for studying extra about our sunny island, and this strolling tour is a good alternative to do this – however with an LGBTQ+ twist. The expertise takes you on a journey inside central Singapore, the place you’ll uncover how properly (but additionally how little) our nation has progressed when it entails the queer neighborhood. By means of small lanes and enormous open areas, you’ll choose up information, hear anecdotes, and witness the celebration of pleasure. This tour is open to all.
Inclusivity Strolling Excursions, #B1, #01/06, Ikigai Izakaya @The Riverwalk, 20 Higher Round Street, Singapore 058416

8. Mates with Advantages: Navigating Situationships

22 June

How do you get pleasure from informal secure intercourse with out catching emotions? If that query has been bugging you, get your solutions on this digital class. Matters coated embody why informal intercourse doesn’t imply simple intercourse, and tips on how to hold emotions and intercourse separate. There’s even a section devoted to horror (and dreamy) intercourse tales! This intimate, casual session will educate you on navigating situationships with ease.
Mates with Advantages: Navigating Situationships, obtainable on-line

9. Pink Dot 2023

24 June

Pink Dot 2023
Have a good time the range of households and freedom to like at Pink Dot 2023.

Pleasure Month in Singapore culminates in Pink Dot 2023, the annual hallmark “congregaytion” at Hong Lim Park. This yr’s post-repeal version is all about celebrating the various households of queer people and letting everybody know there’s a spot for them right here. Stand with the neighborhood (in pink) by having a picnic on the park. Go across the tents to be taught extra concerning the neighborhood teams and what they’ve been doing to help LGBTQ+ folks and their households. The live performance begins at 7pm, with the formation going down at 8pm. (Sadly, solely Singapore residents and everlasting residents are allowed to take part.)
Pink Dot 2023, Hong Lim Park, New Bridge Street, Singapore 059299

10. Riot! This Is Not A Protest

24 June

Pink Dot 2023 | Riot! This Is Not A Protest
Images: Riot hosted by Becca D’Bus by way of Fb

Should you can’t make it for Pink Dot 2023, right here’s the following neatest thing. Hosted by well-known (notorious?) drag queen Becca D’Bus, Riot! guarantees to ship a killer present with a number of the metropolis’s greatest drag abilities. Sit again, benefit from the performances, and stick round for the afterparty afterwards.
Riot! This Is Not A Protest, #02-01, Arduous Rock Cafe Orchard, Hpl Home, 50 Cuscaden Street, Singapore 249724

11. Comedy Night time at The Projector

24 June

Pink Dot 2023 | Comedy Night at The Projector
Images: Sam See by way of Fb

Head to The Projector after Pink Dot for the pleasure version of Singapore’s longest-running comedy present. Have fun and have fun the liberty to like with the most effective queer and ally comedians. This yr, headliner Sam See is joined by acts equivalent to Steph Chan, Rupali, and Hilmi.
Comedy Night time at The Projector, #05-01, Projector X: Picturehouse, 2 Helpful Street, Singapore 229233

12. Child Boy Vol 24 Presents Pink Diva Period

24 June

Finish off Pink Dot 2023 and commemorate the primary yr of repeal with a bang by attending Child Boy’s afterparty. What are you able to anticipate? A wild night time stuffed with fabulous vogue and dancing to iconic hip-hop and R&B tunes. Stick round for the grand finale of the final word lip-sync battle and see who will snatch the crown and money prize. It’s going to be a fierce occasion night time – we are able to really feel it.
Child Boy Vol 24 Presents Pink Diva Period, #02-01, Arduous Rock Cafe Orchard, Hpl Home, 50 Cuscaden Street, Singapore 249724

Have enjoyable embracing the rainbow vibes and collaborating in Pink Fest and Pink Dot 2023 festivities.

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