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33% of Singapore residents say no law criminalising sex between women harmful to society, 41% neutral

Over three in 10 Singapore residents agreed that the absence of a law criminalising sex between women is harmful to society, according to a survey commissioned by Yahoo News Singapore. Of the other respondents, about 26 per cent strongly disagreed or disagreed with the statement, while 41 per cent were neutral. Among the respondents by gender, more males strongly agreed or agreed with the statement at 35 per cent, compared with 32 per cent of females. The proportions of males and females who were neutral on the statement were 40 and 41 per cent, respectively. The proportions of males and females who strong disagreed or disagreed with the statement were 25 and 27 per cent, respectively. The survey, conducted by Blackbox Research between 12 and 19 October, asked 1,000 Singaporeans and permanent residents on their views on Section 377A of the Penal Code.

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