Singapore singer Leon Markcus has opened up with his own struggles of self-harm and eating disorders to help young people.
The bisexual 21-year-old is making waves in Asia as he champions around issues such as, mental health, eating disorders and LGBTI youth.
Markcus’ latest single, Alive, raced up the charts in Singapore. He hopes it will be an inspiration to all young people across the continent.
Based on his life of ‘unfortunate events’, Marckus tapped into his own struggles to come up with the song.
‘Alive was inspired by my personal struggle with self harm,’ he told Gay Star News.
‘I guess my life was basically made up of a series of unfortunate events. I grew up in a really traditional household and with that came a ton of expectations to live up to. Read more via Gay Star News