Rappler's latest stories on Pride month
Religious groups express different opinions on LGBTQ+ rights on the sidelines of the Philippines' largest Pride March to date
'We hope you extend your understanding of the situation, in keeping with the safety and security of everyone,' the Metro Manila Pride says in a statement
'It's double discrimination for them,' says Bayani Heneroso Jr, a sign language interpreter at Pride 2019
Pride doesn't have to end in June. Here are 5 suggestions to make every month Pride Month.
The struggle for the rights of LGBTQ+ people is a core part of the struggle for the full and equal enjoyment of human rights by all
How will you celebrate Pride? Here's a running list of activities you can do for the conclusion of Pride Month.
These day and night destinations from all across the spectrum welcome everyone, no matter who they are and love
Using #LabanHermie, #NoToDiscriminationInUP, and #SolidarityWithHermie, the University of the Philippines community rallies support for transwoman professor Hermie Monterde
Tune in here or head over to Rappler's video platforms on Friday, June 21, to watch the discussion live
'Our personal experience, after all, is a political fight. And it is every person’s right to be fully protected by both law and practice,' says University of the Philippines Assistant Professor Hermie Monterde
We talk Pride and the LGBTQ+ community with Juan Miguel Severo
Abandonment and being neglected by family members are typical narratives for the LGBTQ+
PRESS RELEASE: UPLB Babaylan aims to feature art educating the public about the LGBTQ+ community and their cause
The June 1969 riots, sparked by repeated police raids on the Stonewall Inn – a well-known gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village – proved to be a turning point in the LGBTQ community's struggle for civil rights
Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno expresses support for the LGBTQ community and promises to push for equal treatment under his term
Pride can mean different things to different people. To kick off the Pride Month, Rappler holds a #PHPride2019 conversation and asks its readers what pride means for them.
The Originals Pride Pack includes 3 sneaker designs covered in the rainbow flag
'While living as an openly LGBTQIA+ person is tiring and difficult, not living your truth is more tiring. I chose truth.'
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Get to know the 3 sign language interpreters who helped Metro Manila Pride 2018's deaf community #RiseUpTogether
Pride is a protest, after all
For the benefit of my family, I'm staying in the closet. That's why I turned to online dating sites.
'This year, since we’re all gathered here together, there needs to be movement'
The Philippines has been regarded as one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world. Does this hold true for all areas of the country?
Hamilcar Chanjueco Jr. from Mindanao Pride and Roxanne O. Doron from Bisdak Pride, Inc. talk about LGBTQIA+ movements in Mindanao and Visayas.
'We cannot achieve peace and genuine development if gender equality is not upheld especially in Mindanao'
How do we #RiseUpTogether and become better advocates?
In celebration of Pride Month, Rappler talks to members of the LGBT community to ask them about their stories and how they found the courage to come out
The LGBTs Christian Church, a religious organization, hopes that the State will eventually legalize same-sex marriage
I am living as if I have come out, therefore I do not see the point of sitting down with my family and telling them that I am gay
The photo project's latest shoot includes people from all across the spectrum
Despite challenges faced by various LGBT groups, they are hopeful that it is the most opportune time to fight for marriage equality
Police Senior Inspector Rene Balmaceda – or 'Madame' – is the first openly transgender cop in the Philippine National Police. She handles criminal probes at the Quezon City Police District.
PRESS RELEASE: A book launch and poetry night are set for June 29 in Cagayan de Oro City
(UPDATED) 'I believe that it’s about time to rise together against discrimination, exclusion, and violence,' says Mindanao Pride founder, Hamilcar Chanjueco
The stars of 'Queer Eye' talk about coming out, religion, and keeping the faith
The LGBTQIA+ event will be held in Marikina, and organizers are seeking support
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
On this Pride month we celebrate steadfast friendships and relationships
The Pride Center is a space where the diversity of our community can share stories build relationships learn grow create and heal together Program Director Lisa Putkey says
The entire procedure takes less than 15 minutes inclusive of counseling on safer sex practices to lower the risk of HIV infection as well as an explanation on the results of the test
Stars celebrate after the US Supreme Court declares gay marriage legal
In life you will undergo a lot of trial and errors My life is like baking cookies When I decided to come out and tell the world that I am gay I know that I am prepared
LGBT pride means claiming that our lives relationships and families are valid It s showing the world that we are not afraid that we will no longer hide and feel embarrassed for who we are and who we love
Two LGBT rights advocates share their journey across the interwebs the Ilocos sand dunes Manila and LA before finally suiting up in a pair of yellow Barong Tagalogs for their Holy Union
Don t claim to be a friend without taking the responsibility of friendship This includes protecting your friends happiness and supporting their lives