Earlier this month, Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee made an open call for people living in Singapore to be a part of his ‘Out in Singapore‘ project, a photo project featuring portraits of LGBTQ people. He had previously done a similar project in Japan.

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The photographs are being displayed at The Projector’s Intermission Bar from now till July 29. Entry to the exhibition is free.

For some people, coming out isn’t an easy thing to do. We asked some of the participants why they chose to be photographed, and be a part of this public exhibition.

Photos: Out In Singapore
Photography: Leslie Kee
Main sponsor: Za Cosmetics 
Organiser: Etcetera Etecetera and Be Inclusive
Hair and makeup: Shiseido Cosmetics & PaletteInc
Print partner: Print Lab
Tea sponsor: Ette Tea Company
Wine sponsor: Angra
Shoot venue sponsor: Cargo 39
Exhibition venue sponsor: Intermission @ The Projector