‘Harassed’ former senior manager seeks court protection for gays in Singapore’s workplace

Gay Star News, 24 Aug 2013
A 40-year-old Singaporean, whose suit against his employers for “forced resignation” because he was gay was dismissed by court, is now ready for further battle, asking for protection for gays in the workplace.
Lawrence Bernard Wee Kim San, who says he was harassed into leaving his job as a senior manager at Singapore’s leading retail store Robinsons, moved high court Friday, asking that a constitutional provision for equality be extended to gays in the workplace as well.
This is the first time in the island republic that such a petition has been made in court. Wee’s case also highlights the growing trend among gay Singaporeans to seek to ensure their rights with the help of the law. Full story
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