Rappler's latest stories on Metro Manila Pride 2019
5 drag queens nearing their senior years march for equality alongside their younger LGBTQ+ 'apos'
'Now is the time to use our voices in the fight for human rights,' says Metro Manila Pride in a Facebook post
Iza Calzado, Nadine Lustre, Bb Pilipinas queens Patch Magtanong and Resham Saeed are among those who joined the annual event
A Manila Pride organizer says the march 'is a human rights movement – and as such, is a call for active solidarity with other marginalized communities'
'We want to be known as an inclusive community. We can only do that by recognizing everybody as all equal to each other,' says Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro
(UPDATED) This is almost thrice the number of participants in last year's Metro Manila Pride March
Pride, above all, is standing in solidarity against gender-related discrimination and violence