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'Justice for all trans lives! Stop killing us! SOGIE Equality now!'
Senate President Vicente Sotto III says more than half of senators are against the SOGIE equality bill, but Senator Risa Hontiveros believes the measure has a 'strong fighting chance'
For many critics, the SOGIE Equality Bill should take a back seat to address farmers’ welfare. But should we even be pitting issues against each other?
With the call #UPTowardsEquality and #SOGIEEqualityNOW, the University of the Philippines community marches for a university system-wide SOGIESC policy
This is for the thousands of children who were taught that they are nothing but abominations, for the kids who are disowned by their parents, for the students kicked out of schools, for young people harassed in the streets
(3rd UPDATE) Malacañang clarifies that President Duterte will certify as urgent an 'anti-discrimination bill' and not the SOGIE equality bill
Rappler talks to Senator Risa Hontiveros, lead author of the SOGIE equality bill at the Senate, on how she plans to fight misinformation on the measure
President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants LGBTQ+ persons to be 'happy'
Amid heated discussions on the SOGIE equality bill, a group of LGBTQ+ advocates and allies explore the power of empathy through proactive education
Robredo makes no such statement. The proposed SOGIE bill contains no clause on labeling the sex of a newborn in birth certificates.
The bill seeks anti-discrimination on the basis of SOGIE, not infringement on religious liberties or parental authority
Koko Alviar of the Aglipayan Church says his faith teaches him to 'exist in a community of love.' Coalition of Concerned Families of the Philippines lawyer Lyndon Caña argues that gender identity is a mere 'feeling' and not a fact.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III maintains that the SOGIE equality bill, in its current form, is not likely to get enough support in the Senate
Watch the Senate hearing on the SOGIE equality bill live on Rappler
Anti-discrimination laws aid in protecting members of the LGBTQ+ community as it strives towards achieving equality for all
'What happens to a Christian like me...if we are to be threatened by punishment every time we share our Bible-based beliefs on matters of transgenders and homosexuals?' asks Brother Eddie Villanueva
The fight for equality and anti-discrimination for the LGBTQ+ community is one that has known almost two decades of legal struggle
Most Philippine companies cannot be said to be LGBTQ+-friendly
(UPDATED) Senate President Vicente Sotto III says the SOGIE equality bill stands no chance if 'it transgresses on academic freedom, religious freedom, and women’s rights'
We talk to Mela Habijan about terms, definitions, and why recognition matters
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III says discriminatory acts covered exclusively by the SOGIE equality bill need to be identified under the measure
‘Mister President, naumpisahan na natin. Sana ipagpatuloy na natin ang pagpapasa sa SOGIE equality bill,’ says Gretchen Diez
The arrest of transgender woman Gretchen Custodio Diez triggers public outcry and pressures lawmakers to pursue the anti-discrimination bill
In this video, we explain how SOGIE can be mixed and matched in many ways
'Ipasa na natin ang SOGIE equality bill. Para kay Gretchen [at] sa lahat ng Filipino lesbians, gays, transgenders, intersex, queers, at asexuals, na matagal nang nakaposas sa...diskriminasyon,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
'Why not just Homo sapiens? We’re all the same,' remarks Senate President Vicente Sotto III
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman and the Makabayan bloc formally file a resolution seeking a probe into the harassment of trans woman Gretchen Custodio Diez
(UPDATED) The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines and Sentro make the call after the arrest of transgender woman Gretchen Custodio Diez at a Quezon City mall
Gender is often confusing for a lot of people. In this video we explore the concept of SOGIE.
'Someday, discrimination will fail and Pride will win,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
'Identities are never fixed.... Pride Marches should present messy spaces that constantly evolve,' says sociology professor Evangelista
Gender equality groups clap back with facts
Six out of 10 members of the LGBT+ community experience outright injustice
‘Other issues might take precedence over this, but that doesn’t mean we can’t push for it…. All rights are important,’ Cogencia chief executive officer Paulo Edrosolano says
'There is a misconception that the bill goes against our religious beliefs, our religious freedom, but that is far from the truth,' says Pia
I make this appeal for the sake of science, for the sake of morality and for the sake of the nation’s well-being
Celebrities call on Senate President Tito Sotto and Senators Manny Pacquiao and Joel Villanueva to support a bill that would make discrimination based on gender identity or expression illegal
(UPDATED) 'I believe that it’s about time to rise together against discrimination, exclusion, and violence,' says Mindanao Pride founder, Hamilcar Chanjueco
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, a conservative, says the bill is practically dead in the 17th Congress
The landmark bill awaits its counterpart measure from the Senate
This is the farthest the bill has gone in the legislative process since it passed on 3rd and final reading during the 11th Congress
NYC Commissioner Perci Cendaña says the broadcaster should apologize for describing the transitioning of the singer as climate change
For advocates installing gender neutral toilets in the Lyceum of the Philippines University is a step towards protecting the rights of the LGBT community in the campus
Representatives Emmeline Aglipay Villar Kaka Bag ao and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman the country s first transgender congresswoman recalls how her late macho politician father fully supported his transgender child
Komunitas Arus Pelangi mengecam sikap pemerintah yang menolak pakar independen untuk mengatasi kekerasan dan diskriminasi berbasis seksualitas Penolakan didasarkan pada moralitas dan nilai sosial budaya
A real apology means admitting your mistakes treating us as equals and fighting for our rights the way you would fight for your own
Sogi berjanji akan melakukan hal yang sama jika Rio kembali finish di balapan selanjutnya