Date: Thursday 21 May 2020, 8 pm
Book: Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki
A graphic novel that asks us to consider what happens when we ditch the toxic relationships we crave to embrace the healthy ones we need, it follows Frederica “Freddy” Riley throughout her struggles with her on-again, off-again relationship with the eponymous Laura Dean.
Date: Saturday 27 June 2020, 6.30 pm
Event: Pink Dot SG
Pink Dot will not take place physically at Hong Lim Park. But take heart – supporters of Pink Dot will still have a way to mark the occasion. We call upon everyone to stand with us by lighting up your homes and workplaces (private spaces only please!) PINK, and spend time with your friends and family on June 27.
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Date: July 2020
Book: Drag Teen by Jeffery Self
Debut YA author Self takes us on a road trip with an insecure high school senior who has one goal: to be the first in his family to leave Clearwater, Florida, and go to college. The problem is, he has zero means of paying for school — until his friends convince him to compete in a drag teen competition for a college scholarship.
Date: August 2020
Book: Mobilizing Gay Singapore: Rights and Resistance in an Authoritarian State by Lynette J. Chua
In her groundbreaking book, Chua tells the history of the gay rights movement in Singapore and asks what a social movement looks like under these circumstances. She examines the movement’s emergence, development, strategies, and tactics, as well as the roles of law and rights in social processes.