'This doesn't bring me shame, just a weight and burden I have held onto for a long time that I would like lifted off of me,' Aaron tells fans on Twitter
I'm attracted to some women, but I've only had sexual encounters with men – am I gay?
Leaders of the 17th Congress also prioritize measures on national land use, government procurement, and creation of the disaster response and management department, which the President mentioned in his SONA
Leaders from Muhammadiyah, Indonesia's second biggest mass Muslim organization, also urge the government to revoke the company's business license for its stance on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues
LGBTQ or heterosexual, those who were at the 2017 Pride March all agree that #LoveWins
GANDA Filipinas' Naomi Fontanos calls for solidarity with members of the LGBTQ+ community and gay rights advocates
Check out the highlights of this year's march to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride and diversity
'It's very important to be at ease and be comfortable with who you are. Be at peace with who you are and enjoy it,' says an advocate for LGBTQ+ inclusivity
Freedom in Christ Ministries apologizes on behalf of other churches that condemn the gay community
'He paraded himself as an ally during the campaign season, promising same-sex marriage in the Philippines,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
They came to protest, preach, and to celebrate diversity and unity
While some see the march as an avenue where they can voice out their concerns, others see it as a safe space where they can express themselves without prejudice
Celebrating love and passion, the country hosts its biggest pride march of the year
Carrying the theme 'Here together,' the 2017 Pride March is scheduled for Saturday, June 24
Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House
It is the first time an anti-discrimination bill reaches the Senate plenary
Watch the 6PM wRap with Paterno Esmaquel
Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says a same-sex couple locked in a kiss in a wedding ceremony 'is not pleasant to look at'
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman, a transwoman, says it's about time for the Philippines to recognize the rights of same-sex couples
Legislators agree that the bill Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez plans to file will spark an 'intelligent' deliberation on LGBT rights at the House of Representatives
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman, the country's first transgender congresswoman, recalls how her late 'macho politician' father fully supported his transgender child
State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau says Washington is 'closely monitoring reports of possible measures in Indonesia that would restrict the freedom of expression for LGBTI individuals'
Certainly the child bullied because of gender expressions that run afoul of community norms wishes only to be ordinary, not to stand out
The move triggers an instant backlash from conservatives who perceive it as a threat to children's well-being, with a top Texas official refusing to comply with Obama's 'blackmail'
Gay politician from Cebu seeks a seat in the city council to represent the LGBT community
Some of those running to be lawmakers disagree with Pacquiao's barb against gays unions, but are themselves opposed to such relationships or have no opinion on the issue
Senator Juan Ponce Enrile backs Manny Pacquiao's stand on same-sex marriage, and says the boxing champ will win a Senate seat without the votes of gay people
While she's against same-sex marriage, Parañaque Councilor Alma Moreno says fellow UNA bet Manny Pacquiao is wrong in saying that gay couples are 'worse than animals'
Despite his apology, Pacquiao clarifies he will not compromise his faith just to get votes
'Alam mo kung ano ang mas masahol sa hayop? Ang magnakaw sa taumbayan katulad ng hindi mo pagtupad sa tungkulin mo bilang hinalal na opisyal'
Asking gays ‘what they’re doing in bed’ is none of his business, Father Timothy Radcliffe says on the sidelines of the International Eucharistic Congress
Liza and Aiza are criticized over their plan to undergo in vitro fertilization
The first candidate to mention his or her support of equal rights for LGBT community will be the wisest one. It means that he or she supports minorities and believes in equality for all Filipino citizens
'It's claimed that Valkyrie is acting within its rights when it discriminates people who can enter its private property even if the basis of discrimination is one's gender. No law was violated, hence, the public should tone down its outrage.'
'To all my LGBT friends, I am happy to announce that we are all welcome to enter the club'
A bill seeking to address discrimination against gays is pending in Congress
The 31-page petition highlights the need for a more LGBT-inclusive society and is the first known and reported legal action of its kind before the Philippine High Court
'Misrepresentation and marginalization are the main reasons why gay women are underrepresented, not just in the media but in general'
'A piece of paper will not make a difference in how much they love each other, but it will make a huge difference in being able to own and share property, visit each other in the hospital, or pass on an inheritance should one die'
Bishops support a law against second-class treatment for the LGBT, but air reservations about the right to choose one's gender, among other things
Netizens #ShowThePope two faces of the Philippines when it comes to gay rights: sometimes breeding 'discrimination,' sometimes 'open and loving'
The LGBT community and their families and friends gather to celebrate 20 years of the Metro Manila Pride March
Thirsty for inspiration? In the mood to be moved by powerful stories of leadership, struggle, and love? Join us on Saturday, November 29 at Miriam College for Pride SPEAKS.
Gay rights supporters urge the parliament to speed up the passing of the bill to legalize same-sex marriage
'As female leaders, we need to remember that our differences are our strengths. They are not excuses,' says Sheila Marcelo, CEO and founder of care.com
'The parade reflects the importance of the community’s stronger political and economic power'
This unique social event provided a safe space for queer women
Now that she's back on the market, Miranda Kerr says she's willing to try anything and explore further
The legislation was initiated by controversial lawmake, who was a prominent backer of a law banning the "propaganda" of gay relationships to minors