.Activists applauded the repeal but criticized the constitutional amendment, saying it prevents citizens from initiating legal challenges to matters like the definition of marriage, the family, and policies related to them because these matters will only be resolved by the government and legislature.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his successor have ruled out amending the marriage legal definition as a relationship between a man and a woman.
It was a momentous moment, according to Bryan Choong, head of the LGBTQ advocacy organization Oogachaga, for those who have been fighting for the repeal of Section 377A for the past 15 years. However, he added, LGBT families and couples "have the right to be respected & legally protected."
In recent years, perceptions toward LGBT challenges in Singapore have shifted toward a more liberal stance, particularly among the youth, though conservative attitudes persist among religious groups.
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