This is a press release from the University of the Philippines Los Baños Babaylan.
In celebration of Pride Month, University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) Babaylan – a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+) support group – launched an online educational publicity drive that aims to collate genuine LGBTQ+ narratives and promote them through social media platforms.
Aside from celebrating arts and culture, Pride Series also encourages conversations on the state of the LGBTQ+ community and their continued efforts towards ending discrimination, oppression, and harassment.
This year marks the 3rd Pride Series with the theme "Reverberate," in reference to the organization's call for equality. (READ: 'Celebration, freedom, and equality:' Netizens speak up about pride)
LGBTQ+ activists of the past and the present have always echoed the need for respect and security that reside in each of us.
Believing that the LGBTQ+ movement is not separate from the plight of the rest of society, Pride Series: Reverberate emphasizes how we must all unify our voices in order to do away with misinformed bigotry and achieve genuine equality. (READ: LGBTQ activists: We are tolerated but not accepted in the Philippines)
UPLB Babaylan aims to feature art educating the public about the LGBTQ+ community and their cause through the arts. If you’re interested in participating for Pride Series: Reverberate, contact the organization at email@example.com for more details. – Rappler.com