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LGBTQ+ partners can be beneficiaries of life insurance policy– IC

Mar 07, 2020 - 7:45 PM

The Insurance Commission says insurance companies cannot refuse the designation of non-relatives as beneficiary unless they break certain qualifications stated under the Civil Code

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/

'Bayot, bakla' don't mean 'weak,' transgender bet tells Duterte

Apr 14, 2016 - 9:12 PM

If he wants to be president of the country he has to be the president of everybody says Geraldine Roman the ruling LP s congressional candidate in the 1st district of Bataan

RESPECT. The LP's bet to represent the 1st district of Bataan calls on Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to respect the LGBT community in his choice of words. Rappler screenshot

#PHVote: Will anyone ever mention the LGBT community?

Nov 12, 2015 - 8:24 AM

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

'CHR documentation of hate crimes will protect LGBT interest'

Aug 03, 2013 - 11:39 PM

To combat discrimination the Commission on Human Rights will be documenting hate crimes against LGBTs

Gays, lesbians wait for RH bill

Dec 26, 2011 - 9:10 AM

The Bill will go a long way in helping curb the rise of HIV AIDS in the country they say

Gays and Lesbians wait for the RH bill