Climate Breakdown: Decision-Makers, We Need You To Wake Up!

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:00:10 +0000

Women's Major GroupClimate change is a feminist issue. Or really, to be more specific, climate change is an issue of patriarchy, racism, and exploitation. And if feminists care about these things, then we really need to care about climate change

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Hontiveros debunks ‘I love my LGBT friends but…’ statements

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 03:12:10 +0000

Hontiveros’ Sona wish list: End to EJKs, De Lima’s freedom

MANILA, Philippines — “I love my LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) friends but…” One may have heard this statement whether be it from a friend, overheard from a conversation at a cafe, or randomly read in a Facebook post.  But for Senator Risa Hontiveros, loving a friend who is a part of the LGBT community […]

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Sotto on ‘straight’ sharing toilets with LGBT: Get a reality check first

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:29:41 +0000

MANILA,  Philippines — Those proposing that members of the LGBTQIA+ community be allowed to share toilets with straight people must have a reality check first. Senate President  Vicente “Tito” Sotto III gave this unsolicited advice on Friday  as the arrest of transgender woman Gretchen Diez sparked debate whether they should be allowed to use women’s toilets. LGBTQIA+ refers to […]

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QC mayor to meet Pride Council after arrest of transgender inside mall

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:46:12 +0000

QC mayor to meet Pride Council after arrest of transgender inside mall

MANILA, Philippines — Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said Thursday she will meet with the QC Pride Council (QCPC) on Friday following an incident where a a transgender woman was arrested inside a mall for entering a comfort room for women. Belmonte explained that the meeting would revolve around the implementation of the city’s Gender […]

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Tens of thousands join gay pride parades around the world

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 23:42:19 +0000

Mexico City's Angel of Independence dominates the starting point of the gay pride parade in Mexico City, Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)

MEXICO CITY — Tens of thousands of people turned out for gay pride celebrations around the world on Saturday, including a boisterous party in Mexico and the first pride march in North Macedonia’s capital. Rainbow flags and umbrellas swayed and music pounded as the march along Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma avenue got underway, […]

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Marikina mayor signs anti-discrimination ordinance

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 11:29:53 +0000

Marikina mayor signs anti-discrimination ordinance

A new ordinance in Marikina now ensures equal opportunities for members of the lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders, queers, and other sectors (LGBTQ+).

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Senator, Jesus Is Lord heir, blamed for LGBT rights bill delay

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 10:18:53 +0000

Sen. Joel Villanueva, son of a born again Christian group leader, is the obstacle that stands in the way of the passage by the Senate of a bill

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