Wong Yung Onn is gay. He is also 53 and a father of two.
“When I was young, I liked to look at guys. Somehow over the years, I subconsciously blocked it out, which made me unhappy and tired. It wasn’t until I was studying for a degree in psychology that I realised I had been suppressing my true self all along,” the former divorcee shares.
Coming out at 40 tore apart his marriage and resulted in his ex-wife forbidding him from seeing his children, an ugly consequence he only recently made peace with. It has been a decade since Onn has seen or spoken to them.