We chart the peaks and pitfalls of the LGBT community.

Mar 1993
Trevvy.com (then known as sgboy.com), a dating profile site for gay men was formed.

Dec 2000
Asia’s pioneering Gay personals website Fridae.com was formed, with an eye towards being a platform for advocacy.

Aug 8 2001
Nation, Fridae.com’s first large scale and highly advertised dance party was held, testing the boundaries of the time.

Apr 2005
Fridae.com’s Nation.V party was banned. This marked the end of all large scale open air gay dance parties.

Aug 2005
IndigNation, Singapore’s annual LGBT pride month was first held in response to the banning of Nation Parties.

Jan 25-27 2008
Golden Village organized The Love and Pride Film Festival dedicated to LGBT films.

May 16 2009
The first Pink Dot SG was held. It was attended by 2,500 people and received international media attention.

Jun 30 2012
Pink Dot SG continues to grow and attracts 15,000 participants. Barclays joins Google as its official supporter.

Jun 29 2013
The fifth Pink Dot happens with more corporate sponsors like J.P. Morgan.