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'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
At the heart of the resistance is the moral conviction that to be queer is not only strange, it is evil
Two other Court of Appeals justices vying for a position at the Supreme Court express openness to the concept of same-sex marriage
Dyosa talks about what it's like to be a gay seafarer in the Philippines
Who is Father Richard Mickley, one of the founders of the Pride Movement in the Philippines?
Organizers say that the Pride parade in Bacolod City serves as a mourning, a protest, and a celebration
Using #LabanHermie, #NoToDiscriminationInUP, and #SolidarityWithHermie, the University of the Philippines community rallies support for transwoman professor Hermie Monterde
From using barcode stickers to totally junking Smartmatic's vote counting machines, the Department of Information and Communications Technology proposes new ways to make the Philippine elections faster and more transparent
'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
Duterte's shutdown order against Kapa still stands
The Securities and Exchange Commission files complaints against Kapa Community Ministry International officers over their 'illegal' investment scheme
'Marami na ang naloko at marami pa sa ating mga kababayan ang maloloko sa investment scam na ito kung hindi ito aaksiyunan ng mga mayor,' says Interior Secretary Eduardo Año
'Kapa amassed wealth through an investment scam, in the guise of religion and at the expense of the investing public,' says Securities and Exchange Commission Chairperson Emilio Aquino
For a member, Kapa founder Pastor Joel Apolinario is the Moses who leads them and they are the Israelites persecuted by government for their love donations that return a 30% profit
Included in the lookout is Kapa founder Pastor Joel Apolinario
'Para sa mga lider at miyembro ng Kapa, magfile ng kasong impeachment laban kay Duterte for culpable violation of the Constitution dahil sa pagbalewala nito sa kanilang religious freedom,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
At the Acharon Sports Complex, Joel Apolinario raises the hopes of thousands of members of Kapa-Community Ministry. Meanwhile, at the nearby Lagao Gymnasium, Duterte orders the arrest of Kapa officials.
It's not true that Bayan and Gabriela released a statement about Kapa or the alleged protests against its shutdown
We talk Pride and the LGBTQ+ community with Juan Miguel Severo
Salih Musa, a former head of a sharia court in Central Mindanao, says it is forbidden for Muslims to participate in schemes that give outrageous returns as it is already a form of usury
'Some people have ways to use schemes that fool other people,' Cebu Archbishop Palma says in a statement
Kapa Ministry merges religion and social media to orchestrate one of the biggest investment scams in Philippine history
Your child might suffer not because of who they are but because of other people. Don't be one of those people.
Abandonment and being neglected by family members are typical narratives for the LGBTQ+
The raid comes 3 days after a fire destroyed the office in Compostela town in northern Cebu
The Securities and Exchange Commission calls Kapa-Community Ministry's scheme the largest investment scam in recent Philippine history
The police have been monitoring the Cebu operations of Kapa-Community Ministry International, an alleged investment scam
The bill aims to address the problem of jail congestion in the country
'While living as an openly LGBTQIA+ person is tiring and difficult, not living your truth is more tiring. I chose truth.'
A film critic says that it had been 'very obvious' cuts had been made to the Russian version of 'Rocketman'
The Department of Information and Communications Technology says the impending US trade ban against Huawei will have 'little impact' on the Philippine telecommunications industry
(UPDATED) PLDT says current products 'will continue to function normally' on the PLDT-Smart network, while Globe says the current situation 'will not impact its network services'
It's been tough for China's LGBT community: Censors have shut down social media forums, news media have curbed coverage of gay issues, and online shops have removed rainbow-themed products
PRESS RELEASE: #EndRainbow violence is a movement that aims to increase the public's awareness on the lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer rights to promote acceptance and eliminate stigma
PRESS RELEASE: Girls from 52 schools in Manila, Cebu, and Cagayan de Oro participate in career caravans and mentoring and training sessions
The presidential palace says in a statement, 'The enemies of Afghanistan have conducted a terrorist attack'
Carlos Mayorico Caliwara had been an assistant secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology since January 2017
The Commission on Audit says some officials of the then-Department of Transportation and Communications failed to observe proper rules in procuring IT equipment in July 2010
Using beach trash as material, the women artists of Kataw design and create vibrant jewelry – all inspired by years of living close to the sea
PRESS RELEASE: For 2019, the 14th UP Gawad Plaridel will be given to an outstanding transmedia practitioner. The deadline for submission of nominations is on April 15, 2019, 5pm.
The Chinese release of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' censors Freddie Mercury's sexuality, removing the film's multiple gay scenes
The UN has sent a team of 10 human rights officers, a child protection officer and two crime scene investigators to the Mopti region to investigate the attack
In Manila, members of the LGBT community find acceptance through service – but how can their small victories be celebrated outside their bubble?
Ateneo de Naga University President Father Roberto Rivera SJ approves the request of transwoman Roman Giuseppe 'Emma' Bueno to wear women's clothing for their Baccalaureate Mass and graduation ceremony
The American Civil Liberties Union call the agreement a 'historic settlement' that will result in major changes to Facebook's advertising platform.
'It's important for us to stand together because it amplifies our voices,' says student government President Hyacenth Bendaña
Philippine officials want EU and Belgium to stop funding the Rural Missionaries of the Philppines, Ibon Foundation, Karapatan, and other groups saying the funds are only prolonging the communist insurgency
At a recent Safe Spaces event, UP LGBT group leader Sam Cruz urges youth voters to go for candidates who will work to eliminate gender-based discrimination