LGBT people are human beings too

03/22/2017

LGBT people are no different from heterosexual people. They are also human beings, they are citizens of our country, they have rights. But how come they experience inequality? How come they face more adverse, critical public attitude…

MAO BA?

Editorial 01/31/2017

GAY LANGUAGE Rather than a straightforward interview, a reporter and his news source decided to talk using gay lingo. The reporter was shocked when the news source said, “Ilab-ilab ra ba si oka.” (I used gay language).…

Transgender congresswoman named Inspiring Woman of 2016 by Time

Apple Ta-as 10/17/2016

TIME Magazine has listed Geraldine Roman, Bataan First District representative, as one of the most inspiring women of 2016. Rep. Roman was included for being the first transgender to join the Philippine Congress. The magazine has also…

James Reid supports same-sex union

Apple Ta-as 09/01/2016

“TILL I Met You” actor James Reid has expressed his support for same-sex marriage. “I’m all for it,” the actor was quoted as saying in a PEP interview. James is one of the lead stars of ABS-CBN’s…

Espanto dismisses gay rumors

Apple Ta-as 06/18/2016

THE VOICE Kids Philippines Season One 1st-runner up, Darren Espanto dismissed gay rumors against him. According to ABS-CBN News Online, ended the speculations about his preferred gender and that he know for himself that he is not…

Judge dismisses China’s gay marriage case

04/13/2016

Changsha, China — A judge yesterday ruled against a gay couple in China’s first same-sex marriage case that attracted several hundred cheering supporters to the courthouse and was seen as a landmark moment for the country’s emerging…

Forum: Hontiveros lobbies for universal health care

Juli Ann M. Sibi 12/06/2015

LIBERAL Party senatorial candidate and former PhilHealth director Risa Hontiveros is lobbying for a four-point universal health care agenda, such as better doctors, cheaper medicine, empowerment of health workers, and proper health education during a forum last…

Bishop Soc: Jesus Christ died for all, including LGBTs

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/18/2015

But CPCP president says a same-sex union is ‘not a marriage’ “Be holy and aspire to become saints. This was the challenge posed by Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transexual (LGBT) community…

Archbishop Villegas calls on LGBT community to aspire to become holy, saints

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/17/2015

Be holy and aspire to become saints. This was the challenged posed by Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transexual (LGBT) community during a convention on family and life by Catholic leaders in…

Envoy visits Cebu for LGBT Pride Month

PR 06/30/2015

THE United States Embassy in Manila celebrated the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month with a reception in Cebu hosted by US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg last June 24. This was the first…

Gay rights ordinance clears first reading in Mandaue

Anie M. Paujana 02/12/2015

At least 35 members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community of Mandaue city marched to  City Hall yesterday afternoon to show support for a  proposed ordinance that ensures equality and respect for their members.…

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