'The whole argument of shifting the blame to the victim for reasons of being trans to justify abuse is still victim blaming and is not right,' says Catriona
MANILA, Philippines — Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray expressed her support for transgender woman
When Gretchen refused and took a video of the janitress, she was brought to the mall's security office. The janitress insisted that Gretchen, who identifies and presents as a woman, use the male bathroom instead. She was later brought to a police station, where she almost faced an unjustvexation complaint. The case was later dropped after the janitress apologized.
Last night's incident involving a transgender woman being prohibited from using the womans washroom and resulting in being escorted off premises in handcuffs by local police only highlights further, the Philippines need for implementation of the
"The incident happened in a city that has an existing anti-discrimination bill.
[Ed's note: In Quezon City, the anti-discrimination measure is an ordinance or a law. There is, however, pending legislation before Philippine Congress to nationalize an anti-SOGIE discrimination law.]
"The blame should be on the perpetrators who should be held accountable and corrective actions should be taken (in last nights case - points one and two above could greatly help prevent future similar incidents from happening)."Read more: Rappler
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Catriona Gray bats for approval of gender equality billA staunch ally 🌈. Miss Universe 2018 catrionaelisa expressed her support to pass the SOGIE Equality Bill, after a transgender woman was accosted and prevented from using a woman's comfort room in a QC mall. Read more: catrionaelisa Saan mag CR ang mga tomboy? Sa Male o Female? catrionaelisa sana isama sa ganitong probisyon ang mga natatanging karapatan, para mabuhay, ng mga sangol sa loob ng sinanpupunan ng mga buntis na babae. The right to life is the first of all the rights of all human beings. Do no junk this right!!! They too are created human beings!
Catriona Gray bats for approval of gender equality billMANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray said it is high time to pass the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill, after a transgender woman