Gay sex: is Singapore ready to follow India out of the legal closet?

A new push to decriminalise gay sex in Singapore is gaining force three weeks after the Indian Supreme Court struck down a similar colonial-era law, putting liberalising forces in the Lion City on a collision course with conservative religious groups.
A petition to repeal Section 377A of Singapore’s Penal Code – a law both India and the Lion City inherited from British rule – was submitted to the government on Friday, having gained the signatures of 44,650 Singaporeans and…