Will ageing demographics and socioeconomic factors drive reform of Singapore’s LGBT policies?

Rainbow wall.
Fertility rates from 1990 to 2015. Source: World Bank

Socioeconomic perspective

Over fifty years of studies have shown that repeated discrimination changes the way people behave. If a group in society are told again and again that they are less valuable, they are likely to be less ambitious and to underachieve academically or in the workplace. That robs the economy of human capital it would otherwise have had.”

Per capita carbon footprint from 1990 to 2015. Source: World Bank

LGBT situation in Singapore

Conclusion

Fertility rate of countries where same-sex partnerships are legalised. Source: World Bank

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