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[OPINION] Gender equality in a post-pandemic world

May 13, 2020 - 1:09 PM

'A society that is open to see past the great gender divide and choose leaders based on their moral and professional record will tremendously benefit from it'

[PODCAST] I've Got An Opinion: Bisexuals are super misunderstood

May 06, 2020 - 8:00 PM

We’re putting bisexuals in the spotlight! We talk to LGBT activist Vince Liban, who wants to debunk the many, many myths on being bi.

WATCH: Safe spaces extend to physical, online spaces following 'Bawal Bastos' law

Nov 04, 2019 - 9:13 AM

With newly signed implementing rules and regulations, legislators and the police back the Safe Spaces Act to penalize acts of sexual harassment, especially for women and LGBTQ+

FAST FACTS: How does the Safe Spaces Act protect you?

Oct 28, 2019 - 1:55 PM

The Safe Spaces Act, now fully enforced, protects everyone from sexual harassment both in physical and online spaces, and not just by persons in authority

Germany celebrates first gay marriages

Oct 01, 2017 - 6:51 PM

(UPDATED) Germany is the 15th European nation to legalize gay marriage, but advocates say the battle for equal rights continues

EQUALITY. Germany is the 15th European country to legalize same sex marriage.

The streets that haunt Filipino women

Mar 08, 2016 - 10:22 AM

In Quezon City alone 3 in 5 women are sexually harassed at least once in their lifetime as of February 2016 What counts as sexual harassment in the streets and how do you take action?

STREET HARASSMENT. Have you ever walked down the street and experienced verbal, physical, or sexual harassment?

On being gay and Muslim

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:06 PM

This is the story of Kris a gay Muslim from a tribe of warriors in Mindanao

Gender and Sexuality 101: Learn before you discriminate

Jul 22, 2015 - 2:08 PM

Do Filipinos really understand terms like sexual orientation gender identity sex and sexuality?

Photo taken during the 2013 UP Pride March. Photo from Buena Bernal/Rappler.com Photo taken during the 2013 UP Pride March. Photo from Buena Bernal/Rappler.com

Margie Holmes to speak on gender and sexuality this July

Jul 01, 2015 - 5:42 PM

Author clinical psychologist and gender sexuality research expert Dr Margie Holmes topbills CBRC Events 1st Gender and Sexuality Conference

Valkyrie lifts no-cross-dressing policy

Jun 30, 2015 - 6:09 PM

To all my LGBT friends I am happy to announce that we are all welcome to enter the club

Valkyrie Club apologizes to transgender fashion designer

Jun 23, 2015 - 4:21 PM

One of the nightclub s co owners celebrity host performer Vice Ganda threatens to pull out his shares

TOP DESIGNER. Veejay Floresca’s creations receive international acclaim, reaching Japan, United Kingdom, USA, and China. Photo from Floresca's Facebook account

Veejay Floresca: Lift Valkyrie’s ban on 'crossdressers'

Jun 22, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Top fashion designer and transgender rights advocate Veejay Floresca challenges a high end bar s no cross dressing policy after being denied entry

Veejay Floresca

Why Caitlyn Jenner's story matters

Jun 04, 2015 - 1:09 PM

Transgender lives matter just like yours do Only when we get the legal and social recognition that we deserve will we stop sharing our stories

Screengrab from YouTube/Vanity Fair

Would you choose to be gay?

Feb 28, 2015 - 9:30 AM

We have to realize that the fight for LGBTQ rights and acceptance can only be won with everyone s help

What we learned from #PaintTheirHandsBack

Feb 19, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Advertising boards and media censors may attempt to silence LGBT lives but we are not going away anytime soon

#PaintTheirHandsBack contribution of artist Kanako Shimura

The media, transgender men and women

Oct 18, 2014 - 12:30 PM

For a society long trained and educated to think of gender as only a choice between two sexes the changing reality that gender is not just man or woman can be disorienting confusing and too complex

Lesbians 101

Aug 01, 2013 - 8:00 AM

This is just one lesbian s list but it echoes all lesbians bottom line