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From private meetings in living rooms in the early 1990s to the emergence of annual rallies and decriminalization campaigns in the past seven years, Singapore’s gay rights movement has grown and changed in many ways. Lynette J. Chua draws from her new book, Mobilizing Gay Singapore: Rights and Resistance in an Authoritarian State, and ongoing fieldwork to discuss how the movement has developed and where it may be headed in a state known to restrict civil-political liberties.  FULL DETAILS