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[ANALYSIS] SOGIEnomics: Why fighting for LGBTQ+ rights makes economic sense

'It’s not only morally right, it’s also economically sound.'

23.8.2019

'It’s not only morally right, it’s also economically sound.'

Most Philippine companies cannot be said to be LGBTQ+-friendly

LGBTQ+ rights are in the news now in the wake of the appalling case of

Coincidentally, bills are also being pushed right now in Congress to prevent other myriad cases of discrimination on the basis of people’s SOGIE, or sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.

On the one hand, no less than President Rodrigo Duterte

On the other hand, if you ask Senate President Vicente Sotto III, he thinks the SOGIE bill has “

In a recent public hearing, Senator Koko Pimentel kept referring to Gretchen Diez as “he” rather than “she,” and Pimentel said he’s “scientifically correct” in doing so. Duterte himself once

There are many reasons to pass a law for SOGIE equality, but in this article I want to focus on the

Many economic disadvantages are stacked up against LGBTQ+ from childhood to adulthood, as evidenced by repeated instances of SOGIE discrimination in school, at work, or elsewhere.

It’s bad enough that LGBTQ+ youth are often bullied by their peers, whether physically or verbally. Worse, SOGIE discrimination often comes from teachers and school officials themselves.

Cases like these show that SOGIE discrimination can have an indelible impact on one’s education and, eventually, on one’s job prospects and future earnings.

Meanwhile, trans woman Roi Galfo was shamed publicly 3 years ago for using the women’s toilet in the BPO firm Concentrix where she worked. Ironically, Roi experienced bathroom discrimination in the Senate building moments before she testified in the hearing. For this, Senator Hontiveros apologized.

Worse, of the 71% companies in total which had very little to no SOGIE policies in place, 59% said they’re not working to create such policies; the rest were unsure.

We still don’t have a solid empirical grasp on how SOGIE discrimination in the Philippines affects various aspects of LGBTQ+ life, from education, employment, wages, housing, insurance, finance, and poverty.

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