Rappler's latest stories on pride month
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Get to know the 3 sign language interpreters who helped Metro Manila Pride 2018's deaf community #RiseUpTogether
Pride is a protest, after all
For the benefit of my family, I'm staying in the closet. That's why I turned to online dating sites.
'This year, since we’re all gathered here together, there needs to be movement'
The Philippines has been regarded as one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world. Does this hold true for all areas of the country?
Hamilcar Chanjueco Jr. from Mindanao Pride and Roxanne O. Doron from Bisdak Pride, Inc. talk about LGBTQIA+ movements in Mindanao and Visayas.
'We cannot achieve peace and genuine development if gender equality is not upheld especially in Mindanao'
How do we #RiseUpTogether and become better advocates?
In celebration of Pride Month, Rappler talks to members of the LGBT community to ask them about their stories and how they found the courage to come out
The LGBTs Christian Church, a religious organization, hopes that the State will eventually legalize same-sex marriage
I am living as if I have come out, therefore I do not see the point of sitting down with my family and telling them that I am gay
The photo project's latest shoot includes people from all across the spectrum
Despite challenges faced by various LGBT groups, they are hopeful that it is the most opportune time to fight for marriage equality
Police Senior Inspector Rene Balmaceda – or 'Madame' – is the first openly transgender cop in the Philippine National Police. She handles criminal probes at the Quezon City Police District.
PRESS RELEASE: A book launch and poetry night are set for June 29 in Cagayan de Oro City
(UPDATED) 'I believe that it’s about time to rise together against discrimination, exclusion, and violence,' says Mindanao Pride founder, Hamilcar Chanjueco
The stars of 'Queer Eye' talk about coming out, religion, and keeping the faith
The LGBTQIA+ event will be held in Marikina, and organizers are seeking support
Meet Angelo an 8 year old boy who loves art books and dolls Here’s why children should be allowed to express themselves free from all forms of discrimination
On this Pride month we celebrate steadfast friendships and relationships
The Pride Center is a space where the diversity of our community can share stories build relationships learn grow create and heal together Program Director Lisa Putkey says
The entire procedure takes less than 15 minutes inclusive of counseling on safer sex practices to lower the risk of HIV infection as well as an explanation on the results of the test
Stars celebrate after the US Supreme Court declares gay marriage legal
In life you will undergo a lot of trial and errors My life is like baking cookies When I decided to come out and tell the world that I am gay I know that I am prepared
LGBT pride means claiming that our lives relationships and families are valid It s showing the world that we are not afraid that we will no longer hide and feel embarrassed for who we are and who we love
Two LGBT rights advocates share their journey across the interwebs the Ilocos sand dunes Manila and LA before finally suiting up in a pair of yellow Barong Tagalogs for their Holy Union
Don t claim to be a friend without taking the responsibility of friendship This includes protecting your friends happiness and supporting their lives
A young woman recalls the day she introduced her girlfriend to her 84 year old grandmother
It is in her own realization that she is of age and not getting any younger in her recognition of not wanting to have any regrets later on in life and the importance of fulfilling her need to express herself she delved into learning the art form of Drag
The scuffles broke out when the police tried to keep a few dozen young men who had jumped out of a bus bearing Right Sektor insignia from attacking the peaceful marchers
PJ poses for the camera as the cat calling and taunting are drowned by applause and cheers from people amused by his show
Yes we need a world that loves the LGBT people – but first we need a world that knows how to love
The carnival like rally draws a diverse array of straight and gay participants decked out in bright pink attire including hats and even facial hair dyed in the color organizers picked to represent the freedom to love
We get tired too of trying to explain our advocacy but it’s during these times that we become more determined in winning the battle against discrimination
With June being Pride Month and also my birth month here are some unsolicited life tips from someone who s lived loved and lost
A lot of Instagram worthy both good and bad things happened this week and we ve rounded them up for you
It’s pride month and some student groups in the University of the Philippines celebrate with the LGBT community
For the first time in history same sex marriages have the same chances and protections as any heterosexual marriage
A post on Oreo s Facebook page gets both positive and negative responses especially since LGBT issues are hot button topics