The pro-repeal group are now rid of a law that wasn’t being enforced. The pro-family group are assured that traditional marriage remains the bedrock of Government policies. Everyone secured something important. No one lost anything.
Even as repeal is widely seen as a move which will bring about greater inclusivity in society, the LGBTQ community is ironically a picture of fragmentation.
LGBTQ groups such as Pink Dot SG and Heckin' Unicorn were relieved by the repeal of 377A but said it is only the start of a long road for them to have equal rights in housing, schools, workplaces and healthcare.
In his latest piece on repealing Section 377A , Professor Tommy Koh asserted that there is a difference between a sin and a crime.