Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.
(UPDATED) The announcement serves as a stunning reversal of an Obama-era policy, and leaves unanswered a slew of questions, including whether transgender personnel currently serving may soon face getting booted from the military
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
NYC Commissioner Perci Cendaña says the broadcaster should apologize for describing the transitioning of the singer as 'climate change'
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
The 5 armed service branches can now delay accepting transgender recruits until January 1
Jake Zyrus, formerly known as Charice, opens up about choosing his name, coming out, and his experience as a transgender man in the Philippines. Tune in!
Jake Zyrus talks about coming out as a transgender man and the steps he's taken to transition
Bagaimana Islam memandang persoalan ini?
On TLC's 'The Kings,' Joey and Angie Mead King talk about Angie's transition
Sebagai kelompok masyarakat yang kerap ditindas, sudah sepatutnya LGBT memiliki rasa solidaritas yang kuat terhadap kelompok lain yang mengalami penindasan
The LGBTQ community says there is a lack of protections for them in schools and workplaces, and stereotypes against them persist
The foot belonged to Indonesian Mayang Prasetyo, who was murdered, then dismembered and cooked by her Australian chef husband.
Film ini tak akan pernah diputar di Aceh dengan alasan untuk melindungi keberlangsungan hidup komunitas transgender yang hingga kini semakin terancam
The Court of Appeals rejects US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton's plea of self-defense
(UPDATED) The so-called 'bathroom bill,' which has drawn intense controversy since it was debated in 2015 and narrowly passed by the state last March, is slated Thursday, March 30, for a series of repeal votes in the state legislature
Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House
They warn there is a higher risk that transgender youth would be exposed to violence after the Trump administration overturned Obama-era federal protections
The Trump administration is now leaving it up to states and school districts to decide whether students should have access to bathrooms that do not reflect their biological sex
Bataan Representative Geraldine Roman expresses her intent to join the AFP reserve corps. The military welcomes it.
Buku terbaru Merlyn Sopjan, ‘Wo(w)Man’, diberi label +21. Mengapa?
It is the first time an anti-discrimination bill reaches the Senate plenary
BB announces that her petition for change of gender and name has been approved
Indonesian transgenders paraded in colorful, glittering evening gowns on November 11 in a beauty pageant held almost entirely in secret to avoid unwanted attention from hardliners in the Muslim-majority nation.
"Mereka memiliki hak untuk bersembahyang karena mereka juga bagian dari ciptaan Tuhan.”
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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
Go behind the scenes of this award-winning film from Lav Diaz!
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman, the country's first transgender congresswoman, recalls how her late 'macho politician' father fully supported his transgender child
Why is there a need for an anti-discrimination bill? Bataan Representative Geraldine Roman explains
Alexis' siblings Patricia, David, Rosanna, and Richmond Arquette confirm the news of her death
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'
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says lifting the ban is the right thing to do, but Republican lawmakers criticize the move
The bill that seeks to end discrimination in the Philippines faces strong opposition in the Lower House
Fashion designer and transgender woman Veejay Floresca talks about choosing between her career and her transition
Certainly the child bullied because of gender expressions that run afoul of community norms wishes only to be ordinary, not to stand out
'We are born who we are, loving who we do, fabulous and beautiful the way we were meant to. We mind our own business yet it becomes our problem when our nature stirs in you a desire to see us die.'
Texas and 10 other states accuse the Obama administration of 'running roughshod over commonsense policies protecting children and basic privacy rights'
'Who are we to judge and to deny someone who wants to modify their sexual identity?' says Bolivian Vice President Alvaro Garcia
In March, North Carolina passed a law that requires transgender people to use the bathroom corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates
Under a proposed new bill hailed by activists as one of the most liberal in the world, people who want to change gender in Norway would no longer be required to undergo any physical transformation
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'
Veteran broadcaster Noli de Castro earns the ire of many netizens after supposedly making a discriminatory remark against Bataan 1st District Representative-elect Geraldine Roman
Geraldine Roman wins the first legislative district seat of Bataan to become the first transgender to ever be elected in the House of Representatives
Geraldine Roman, campaigning to represent Bataan in the House of Representatives, could be the first transgender lawmaker in the mainly Catholic Philippines