LESBIAN, bisexual & queer Women
As lesbian, bisexual and queer women, our construct of relationships may be an amalgam of the heterosexual model as well as our own creativity and experiences of different relationships. So what do relationships between lesbian, bisexual and queer women look like?
How do labels like Femme, Butch, Andro or Futch influence our relationship dynamics ? Maybe these labels can sometimes be helpful, but sometimes also limiting?
LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES
The following local community resources are LBQ women-led, LBQ-affirming or LBQ-friendly:
Women's Nite Monthly potluck for queer and questioning women.
Project X Community-based organisation working to advocate the rights of sex workers of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
She Plus Pride Support group that organises events and meet-ups, to chill and discuss politics and the state of the world.
Sayoni Feminist, volunteer-run organisation that works to uphold human rights protections for queer women, including lesbian, bisexual and transgender women.
Brave Spaces Non-profit organisation that develops programmes, provides social services, organises events, and conducts research and advocacy to empower women.
AWARE: Association of Women for Action and Research Singapore's leading non-profit organisation advocating for gender equality.
Sexual Assault Care Centre Provides safe, free and confidential services for people who have faced sexual assault and/or sexual harassment.
Pelangi Pride Centre LGBTQ library, community space and resource centre run entirely by volunteers. 'Pelangi' is the Malay word for rainbow, since Malay is the national language of Singapore. The centre was started in 2003 by a group of friends.
The following local community resources are youth-led and LGBTQ-affirming:
Young Out Here Youth support group programme providing a safe and inclusive space for LGBTQ youths, to build social support between its participants by sharing of experiences and opinions.
Inter-University LGBT Network Network for organisations in Singapore universities to collaborate in fostering safer and more inclusive school communities for everyone regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.