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'It's clearly transphobia. I have been wearing [clothes] appropriately to the best of my understanding. And I have been doing my job well,' says 21-year-old trans woman Aeron Jade Parena
UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore says, we 'have a real responsibility to keep violence out of schools... by other students but also by their teachers'
What happens after the music dies and the lights go out on Pink Dot?
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'
Russian President Vladimir Putin slams ideas of freedom of sexuality as he defends Russia's ban on 'gay propaganda'
'Identities are never fixed.... Pride Marches should present messy spaces that constantly evolve,' says sociology professor Evangelista
Gender equality groups clap back with facts
At the heart of the resistance is the moral conviction that to be queer is not only strange, it is evil
'Growing up with the tag of bakla weighs heavily on the shoulders of many, due to the expectations of who the bakla should be,' says sociology professor Athena Charanne Presto
Advertising Standards Authority chief executive Guy Parker says 'harmful gender stereotypes in ads can contribute to inequality in society, with costs for all of us'
The Church is trying to promote 'dialogue on the question of gender in education,' Milan's Gonzague Institute professor Roberto Zappala says in a statement
Six out of 10 members of the LGBT+ community experience outright injustice
'Individuals and interest groups are trying to roll back women's rights,' Justin Trudeau says without giving names
It makes my blood boil to see boys sharing nudes of their classmates among themselves and having no respect whatsoever for the women in those photos
The survey says nearly three-quarters of companies that tracked gender diversity in their management reported profit hikes of between 5% and 20%
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
'If it was like this for me, a white woman in a glamorized industry, how were my sisters suffering across their profession?' says Michelle
Ahead of the elections, Angat Bayi fellow Mayen Juico says that proper representation of women in politics is essential in nation building
The mindset to innovate in the workplace is similar among employees, regardless of age and gender, according to an Accenture report
On International Women's Day, Filipinas band together to call for empowerment
Much remains to be done before the Philippines can truly claim to have attained Sustainable Development Goal 5 – to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
The UN's International Labor Organization says there were a number of factors blocking equality in employment – the biggest being the heavy caregiving burden borne by women
PRESS RELEASE: The event features women creators who will sell and showcase their books, zines, stickers, illustrations, comics, and accessories, and meet their readers
The poll body also urges candidates and political parties to use environment-friendly materials in their campaign paraphernalia
The initiative calls on artists to include at least two women in the pool of candidates they hire from
Some 600 revellers party under a blazing sun as the discreet community slowly emerges into the limelight in a country where gay sex remains illegal
The bill would impose hefty fines and jail time for those caught sexually harassing others in public or online
Let's do away with the stereotype that women will never be as good as men in the political arena
'The directionally positive average trend registered this year is supported by improvements in 89 of the 144 countries covered both this year and last year,' the World Economic Forum says in its Global Gender Gap Report 2018
The World Economic Forum says the Philippines has managed to close about 80% of its total gender gap
When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head
The German parliament approves a law permitting children born intersex to be registered as 'miscellaneous'
In certain languages, the translate program provided only one translation for a query, often choosing the masculine word for terms like "doctor," and the feminine word for 'nurse,' for example
‘These incidents point to a larger, more harmful issue at hand: the culture of impunity, derogation and moral corruption that have become inevitably associated with the fraternities on campus,’ says the UP Economics Society
Tens of thousands rally across Europe on the eve of the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Femicide 'has a scope in El Salvador that is seen nowhere else in the region,' says the Gender Equality Observatory report of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
‘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
We need to eliminate barriers to women in economics from entry level to leadership roles
PRESS RELEASE: Team TeenPUYOG empowered peer educators to engage T'boli youth on the prevention of teenage pregnancy
Filipino photographer Joan Pabona belong to a group that took part in the exhibit entitled '(Fe) male: Gender through the Lenses' in Hong Kong
'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
The latest victory for the LGBT community leaves just 3 US states that prohibit amending the gender marker on the official identification documents: Kansas, Ohio and Tennessee
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Portugal becomes 'the 6th European country to grant the right to self-determination of transgender identity... without the guardianship of a third party and without a diagnosis of identity disruption'
Gender-fluid persons can go through the entire spectrum of gender identity and present themselves as masculine, feminine, neither, or both
When will the rest of us come out of the closet of our own biases?
An epic ‘manel’, sexist jokes about breasts, and on-stage sexual harassment at the World News Congress in Portugal put the gap between acknowledging gender inequality and actually empowering women into stark relief. In response, senior international news professionals write this open letter.
(UPDATED) 'I believe that it’s about time to rise together against discrimination, exclusion, and violence,' says Mindanao Pride founder, Hamilcar Chanjueco
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