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IN PHOTOS: Thousands join 2019 Iloilo Pride March

Oct 13, 2019 - 10:25 PM

Organizers say some 5,000 participants from the LGBTQ+ community and their allies took to the streets, smashing the previous record attendance of the 2018 Iloilo Pride March

PRIDE. Thousands of attendees from the LGBTQ+ community and its allies join the 4th Iloilo Pride March on Saturday, October 12, as they call for the passage of SOGIE Equality Bill in the Senate. All photos by Carl Don Berwin/Rappler

UP Pride 2019 bolsters calls for system-wide SOGIE policy

Sep 15, 2019 - 3:54 PM

With the call #UPTowardsEquality and #SOGIEEqualityNOW, the University of the Philippines community marches for a university system-wide SOGIESC policy

WATCH: The Golden Gays go to Metro Manila Pride 2019

Jun 30, 2019 - 10:28 PM

5 drag queens nearing their senior years march for equality alongside their younger LGBTQ+ 'apos'

GOLDEN GAYS. Sharon Cuneta and Maganda wave to the crowd from atop their float at the Metro Manila Pride March 2019. Photo by Martin San Diego/ Rappler

IN PHOTOS: #ResistTogether at 2019 Metro Manila Pride March

Jun 30, 2019 - 4:46 PM

'Now is the time to use our voices in the fight for human rights,' says Metro Manila Pride in a Facebook post

RESIST TOGETHER. Members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community march along the streets of Marikina City on Saturday, March 29 to amplify their calls for respect and equality. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Lady Gaga makes surprise appearance at Stonewall rally in New York

Jun 30, 2019 - 10:39 AM

The singer joins members of the LGBTQ+ community in New York to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots

LOOK: Stars, beauty queens at Metro Manila Pride 2019

Jun 30, 2019 - 10:16 AM

Iza Calzado, Nadine Lustre, Bb Pilipinas queens Patch Magtanong and Resham Saeed are among those who joined the annual event

Diverse voices: Meet some of the LGBTQ+ folks in games development

Jun 30, 2019 - 8:30 AM

In celebration of PRIDE month, meet some LGBTQ+ Philippine game developers who take pride not just in their work, but in themselves

LGBTQ+ REPRESENTATION. Title card by Justine Lawrence Gonzales, Genderfluid Game Artist at Secret6

Despite rain, thousands march for equality in Manila's Pride parade

Jun 29, 2019 - 10:55 PM

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'

2019 PRIDE MARCH. Thousands turn up for the Metro Manila Pride March and Festival at the Marikina Sports Center Marikina City on June 29, 2019. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Vowing equality for all, Marikina signs anti-discrimination ordinance

Jun 29, 2019 - 10:00 PM

'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

 SYMBOLIC. Marikina City Cityhood Monument lights up with rainbow colors for Pride Month 2019. Photo by MMPride

Record-breaking: 70,000 Filipinos join Metro Manila Pride 2019

Jun 29, 2019 - 8:26 PM

(UPDATED) This is almost thrice the number of participants in last year's Metro Manila Pride March

PRIDE. This year's Pride March at the Marikina Sports Center gathers 52,000 attendees beating last year's 25,000-strong crowd record on Saturday, June 29. Photo by Ralf Rivas/Rappler

Leni Robredo calls for equality, respect for all ahead of Pride March

Jun 29, 2019 - 12:00 PM

'Like all of you, I continue to dream of a Philippines, and a world, where all of us, regardless of differences, can act with respect, walk free from fear, and stand with pride and dignity,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

KEYNOTE SPEAKER. Vice President Leni Robredo holds a mutisectoral meeting in San Pablo City, Laguna, on March 6, 2019. Photo by OVP

WATCH: Binibining Pilipinas queens show support for the LGBTQ+ community

Jun 28, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Binibining Pilipinas Supranational 2019 Resham Saeed leads the queens in this year's call to support the LGBTQ+ community

Bb. Pilipinas during Pride Walk at Araneta Center. Photo by Voltaire Tayag

Your guide to 2019 Metro Manila Pride March and Festival

Jun 28, 2019 - 7:18 PM

Check out this quick guide for Metro Manila Pride

‘Colorful bravery’: LGBTQ+ people on what makes them proud of the community

Jun 27, 2019 - 6:44 PM

Although the community's struggle for genuine equality and acceptance is far from over, LGBTQ+ people remain hopeful and proud

5 Pinoy shorts to binge for Pride Month

Jun 26, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Bring out the popcorn and get ready for the fuzzy feelings and tears

Beyond Pride march, advocates urge LGTBQ+ community to #ResistTogether

Jun 25, 2019 - 9:14 PM

'Pride is a celebration, but it shouldn't stop after that one day of you waving your flags and marching with other human rights groups,' says Nikki Castillo of Metro Manila Pride

How gay seafarer Dyosa Makinista proved she's 'queen of the seas'

Jun 25, 2019 - 1:03 PM

Dyosa talks about what it's like to be a gay seafarer in the Philippines

QUEEN OF THE SEAS. Aljon Buquid Asusano, also known as Dyosa, sets out at sea to prove that LGBT folks like her have a place in the male-dominated ship industry.

IN PHOTOS: LGBTQ+ community, allies hold Pride parade in Bacolod City

Jun 24, 2019 - 10:51 PM

Organizers say that the Pride parade in Bacolod City serves as a mourning, a protest, and a celebration

PRIDE MARCH. LGBTQ+ youth and allies form the frontlines of the parade. Photo by Jorge Gamboa

Metro Manila Pride calls on LGBTQ+, allies to #ResistTogether on June 29

Jun 24, 2019 - 1:08 PM

Pride, above all, is standing in solidarity against gender-related discrimination and violence