Rappler's latest stories on Sogie bill
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?
President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants LGBTQ+ persons to be 'happy'
Robredo makes no such statement. The proposed SOGIE bill contains no clause on labeling the sex of a newborn in birth certificates.
‘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
'There is a misconception that the bill goes against our religious beliefs, our religious freedom, but that is far from the truth,' says Pia
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, a conservative, says the bill is practically dead in the 17th Congress