Sebastian Castro, Mikoy Morales on '4 Days' and the importance of onscreen chemistry

Oct 18, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The two stars talk about working together for the first time and how their respective broken relationships helped them in their roles

Tonny Trimarsanto menyusuri jalan sunyi film dokumenter transgender

Sep 25, 2017 - 4:27 PM

Sutradara Tonny Trimarsanto banyak dikenal sebagai sineas dokumenter yang punya spesialisasi isu transgender

Tonny Trimarsanto, sutradara film dokumenter yang peduli pada kelompok minoritas di Indonesia. Foto oleh Ari Susanto/Rappler

‘I Love You. Thank You’ review: Drowning in sentimentality

Sep 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Unfortunately, the film is drowning in dialogue

QC mayor Bautista orders listing of LGBT gov’t employees

Sep 10, 2017 - 1:39 AM

The purpose of the list is for registration profiling and inclusion in the city government s LGBT association

EQUALITY. A gay couple kisses while a man holds up a sign to celebrate a US Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality. File photo by Mark Z. Saludes/

Australia same-sex marriage vote faces legal challenge

Sep 05, 2017 - 9:01 AM

UPDATED Same sex marriage advocates launch legal action in Australia s highest court against a controversial government plan for a postal vote on the issue calling it divisive and harmful

Supporters of same sex marriage carry banners and shout slogans as they march in Sydney on August 6, 2017. Peter Parks/AFP

Pentagon chief lets transgender troops remain in service

Aug 30, 2017 - 10:00 AM

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says transgender troops will continue to serve in the military while he studies an order by President Donald Trump banning them from US forces

In this file photo, US Defense Minister James Mattis addresses the press during a NATO defense ministers' meetings at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on February 15, 2017. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Berita selebriti hari ini: Jumat, 25 Agustus 2017

Aug 25, 2017 - 1:59 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Australian PM slams gay slurs as marriage vote looms

Aug 22, 2017 - 11:24 AM

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull calls for respectful debate on an upcoming same sex marriage vote

Supporters of same sex marriage carry banners and shout slogans as they march in Sydney on August 6, 2017. Peter Parks/AFP

Jollibee apologizes to 'genderqueer' for discrimination at main office

Aug 10, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Netizens slam Jollibee Food Corp for allegedly discriminating against a member of the LGBT community

Transgender U.S. troops sue Trump over ban announcement

Aug 10, 2017 - 7:21 AM

The 5 plaintiffs from the Air Force Coast Guard and the Army say they face uncertainty about their futures including whether they would be fired or lose post military and retirement benefits

NOT A BURDEN. This file photo taken on July 26, 2017 shows protesters as they display placards against US President Donald Trump during a demonstration in front of the US Army career center in Times Square, New York. Jewel Samad/AFP

Gay marriage postal vote sparks fury, debate in Australia

Aug 09, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Polls indicate popular support in Australia for marriage equality but the issue has dragged on for more than a decade amid political wrangling over the best way to vote on the issue

Supporters of same sex marriage carry banners and shout slogans as they march in Sydney on August 6, 2017. Peter Parks/AFP

Australia plans postal vote on gay marriage

Aug 08, 2017 - 3:07 PM

Australia will hold a voluntary postal vote on whether to legalize gay marriage if parliament rejects plans for a plebiscite on the contentious issue Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says

EQUAL RIGHTS. Supporters of same sex marriage carry banners and shout slogans as they march in Sydney on August 6, 2017. Peter Parks/AFP

Aaron Carter mengaku biseksual

Aug 07, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Ini tidak membuatku malu hanya sebuah beban yang sudah kupegang lama yang ingin kulepaskan kata Aaron pada penggemarnya di Twitter

LEGA. Penyanyi Aaron Carter merasa lega setelah mengaku biseksual. Foto oleh Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

Aaron Carter comes out as bisexual

Aug 07, 2017 - 12:00 AM

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

CARSON, CA - MAY 13: Aaron Carter attends 102.7 KIIS FM's 2017 Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 13, 2017 in Carson, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

[Two Pronged] Gay and impotent

Aug 06, 2017 - 7:00 PM

I m attracted to some women but I ve only had sexual encounters with men – am I gay?

Illustration by Raffy de Guzman

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Ryan Chua ng 'Salamin' ni Allan Popa

Aug 06, 2017 - 5:26 PM

Sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika binigkas ni Ryan Chua ang isang tulang isinulat ni Allan Popa

WATCH: The sweet love story that's making the internet swoon

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:47 AM

The wordless animated film about the love between two boys is viewed 2 million times a day after it debuted on YouTube

IN A HEARTBEAT. The animated short film has become so popular, people want to see it turned into a full-length film. Screengrab from In a Heartbeat Animated Short Film YouTube

Bills vs endo, discrimination, and tax reform top Congress priorities

Jul 26, 2017 - 2:05 PM

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

LEGISLATIVE AGENDA. Leaders of the 17th Congress meet on July 26 to discuss their priority measures. Photo sourced by Rappler

UPR masih terganjal isu LGBT dan minoritas

Jul 25, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Isu yang dipermasalahkan selalu berulang setiap sidang UPR

Greyson Chance comes out as gay, pens message to fans

Jul 24, 2017 - 9:42 PM

I encourage anyone who is navigating their sexuality to devote as much time as they need to the process of finding self confidence self acceptance and self love

Greyson Chance, live in Manila...

Nat'l Youth Commission hits Noli de Castro for 'mocking' Jake Zyrus

Jul 13, 2017 - 11:55 AM

NYC Commissioner Perci Cendaña says the broadcaster should apologize for describing the transitioning of the singer as climate change

Benarkah ajaran Agama Samawi tidak toleran pada perilaku LGBT?

Jul 11, 2017 - 2:46 PM

Apakah Allah dengan segala belas kasihNya melaknat sekelompok manusia dengan sifat alami yang Ia ciptakan sendiri?

Thousands march in London for gay Pride milestone

Jul 09, 2017 - 12:38 AM

This year s Pride Parade also marks the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in England and Wales

PRIDE PARADE. Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community take part in the annual Pride Parade in London on July 8, 2017. Niklas Halle'n/AFP

The week in photos: July 1-7, 2017

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:08 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

TREMOR. Rescuers stand next to a destroyed building after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit the town of Kananga, Leyte on July 6, 2017. Photo by Lito Bagunas/AFP

Indonesia, Malaysia Muslims call for Starbucks boycott over LGBT stance

Jul 04, 2017 - 10:46 PM

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

Starbucks file photo from Wikipedia

World Pride 2017: Warna-warni di jalanan Madrid

Jul 03, 2017 - 8:07 PM

Pride Parade 2017 tahun ini dipusatkan di Madrid untuk mendukung hak hak kaum LGBT Madrid merupakan salah satu kota yang mengakui pernikahan sesama jenis

PRIDE. Pride 2017 di Madrid diikuti dari delegasi berbagai negara, termasuk negara-negara Asia Tenggara seperti Filipina dan Singapura, tapi tidak ada Indonesia. Foto oleh Famega Syavira/Rappler

Foreigners banned as Singapore holds gay rights rally

Jul 01, 2017 - 11:13 PM

The Singaporean government has also banned overseas companies from providing sponsorship to this year s Pink Dot rally

'PINK DOT' RALLY. A supporter wrapped in a rainbow flag attends the annual "Pink Dot" event in a public show of support for the LGBT community at Hong Lim Park in Singapore on July 1, 2017. Roslan Rahman/AFP

WATCH: 'What is love?' at Pride March 2017

Jul 01, 2017 - 12:55 PM

LGBTQ or heterosexual those who were at the 2017 Pride March all agree that LoveWins

Mengenakan mukena saat salat? Sebuah dilema spiritual waria

Jun 29, 2017 - 12:37 PM

Bagaimana Islam memandang persoalan ini?

ILUSTRASI. Calon konsumen memilih jilbab di salah satu gerai di sebuah pusat perbelanjaan. Foto oleh R. Rekotomo/Antara

Same-sex marriage push divides Merkel's ruling coalition

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:40 PM

The reform would grant full marital rights including child adoption to gay and lesbian couples who in Germany are now only able to enter so called civil unions

MARRIAGE RIGHTS. This file photo taken on April 30, 2017 shows activists stretching a giant rainbow banner in front of the Chancellery in Berlin, during a demonstration calling on the Russian President to put an end to the persecution of gay men in Chechnya.  File photo by John Macdougall/AFP

Kisah santri waria ikut raih kemenangan pada hari Idul Fitri

Jun 28, 2017 - 1:42 PM

Ketika momen Idul Fitri tiba para waria ikut melaksanakan ritual salat Ied ziarah dan silaturahmi

SUNGKEM. Shinta datang ke rumah tetangga dekat kediamannya untuk bersilaturahmi dan sungkem pada Minggu, 25 Juni. Foto oleh Davin Rusady/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Naomi Fontanos on support for the LGBTQ+ community

Jun 27, 2017 - 3:07 PM

GANDA Filipinas Naomi Fontanos calls for solidarity with members of the LGBTQ community and gay rights advocates

Turkey police break up Gay Pride protest in Istanbul

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:35 AM

UPDATED It is the 3rd year in a row that the parade for LGBT rights has been banned by Turkish authorities

A plain-clothes police officer kicks a member of a group of LGBT rights activist as Turkish police prevent them from going ahead with a Gay Pride annual parade on June 25, 2017 in Istanbul, a day after it was banned by the city governor's office. Police fired rubber bullets at a group of around 40 activists, an AFP journalist reported, a day after the city governor's office banned the parade citing safety and public order concerns. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

WATCH: 2017 Metro Manila Pride March

Jun 25, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Check out the highlights of this year s march to celebrate LGBTQ pride and diversity

PRIDE. Thousands join the 2017 Metro Manila Pride March called "Here Together" on Saturday, June 24, in Marikina City. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Embracing 'DiBearSity' at the Metro Manila Pride March

Jun 25, 2017 - 8:50 PM

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

INCLUSIVITY. Ian Carandang (left) advocates for inclusivity at the 2017 Metro Manila Pride March. Photo by Adrianne Diaz

Christian groups show support by marching with LGBTQ+

Jun 25, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Freedom in Christ Ministries apologizes on behalf of other churches that condemn the gay community

SUPPORT. Freedom in Christ Ministries church apologizes on behalf of other churches who condemned the LGBT community. Photo by Clyde Jayvy Villanueva/Rappler

Hontiveros: 'Duterte's macho politics failed LGBT hopes'

Jun 25, 2017 - 10:55 AM

He paraded himself as an ally during the campaign season promising same sex marriage in the Philippines says Senator Risa Hontiveros

2017 PRIDE MARCH. Senator Risa Hontiveros delivered the keynote speech at the 2017 Metro Manila Pride March. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Why we're #HereTogether

Jun 25, 2017 - 8:30 AM

They came to protest preach and to celebrate diversity and unity

IN PHOTOS: #HereTogether at the 2017 Metro Manila Pride march

Jun 25, 2017 - 12:09 AM

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

#HereTogether: Thousands march for LGBTQ+ community

Jun 24, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Celebrating love and passion the country hosts its biggest pride march of the year

PRIDE MARCH. Thousands attend the 2017 Metro Manila Pride march in Marikina City on Saturday, June 24. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: Can boys play with dolls?

Jun 24, 2017 - 7:47 AM

Meet Angelo an 8 year old boy who loves art books and dolls Here’s why children should be allowed to express themselves free from all forms of discrimination

End gendered uniform restrictions for LGBT students

Jun 23, 2017 - 2:06 PM

As anti discrimination legislation languishes in Congress removing uniform and hair length restrictions is an easy place for schools to start protecting their students from discrimination

Pride March 2017 pushes for solidarity with LGBTQ+ community

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:36 PM

Carrying the theme Here together the 2017 Pride March is scheduled for Saturday June 24

PRIDE MARCH. In this file photo, LGBT groups and individuals gather at the Luneta to celebrate the 22nd Pride March in the Philippines on June 25, 2016.

The week in photos: June 10-16, 2017

Jun 17, 2017 - 8:11 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VEGAN ZOMBIES. Protestors dressed as zombies demonstrate in front of a KFC outlet in Sydney, Australia on June 15, 2017. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

It's all about pride this June at Pineapple Lab

Jun 16, 2017 - 5:01 PM

Arts hub Pineapple Lab s schedule of activities this month highlights pride – both for the nation and one s identity

British gay woman launches rights appeal in Hong Kong

Jun 15, 2017 - 3:35 PM

The woman known to the court only as QT was refused a spousal visa because she is in a same sex partnership

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 26, 2016 shows participants of Hong Kong's annual pride parade walking through the streets with a large rainbow flag.  Major international finance institutions in Hong Kong made a landmark intervention on June 7, 2017 in the case of a gay couple struggling to get their rights recognised by the city's courts. / AFP PHOTO / Aaron TAM

Hundreds mark first anniversary of Orlando mass shooting

Jun 13, 2017 - 7:35 AM

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer: No matter how dark the night the sun is always going to shine

REMEMBERING. A crowd gathers at the makeshift memorial outside the Pulse nightclub one year after the massacre in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2017. Frank Weber/Pool/AFP

Malaysia offers up to $1,000 for best 'gay prevention' video

Jun 03, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Contestants are invited to submit a video clip addressing various categories including gayness or gender confusion

GAY PREVENTION. The Malaysian government is offering cash prizes of up to $1,000 for the best videos explaining how to "prevent" homosexuality, according to a competition launched on the health ministry's website. File photo by Manan Vatsyayana / AFP

Posthumous wedding for gay French cop killed by jihadist

Jun 01, 2017 - 8:12 AM

The partner of a gay policeman gunned down by a jihadist on Paris s Champs Elysees avenue in April has married him posthumously

REMEMBERING XAVIER. In this file photo, Etienne Cardiles, the partner of Xavier Jugele, the policeman (portrait) killed by a jihadist in an attack on the Champs Elysees, gives a speech during a ceremony to pay tribute to him on April 25, 2017 at the Paris prefecture building. Bertrand Guay/AFP/File

Russia's Lavrov says 'no facts' on Chechnya gay persecution

May 31, 2017 - 7:19 AM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov insists there are no facts in reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya

In this file photo, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a meeting with his Cambodian counterpart in Moscow on October 3, 2016. Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova /AFP