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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

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Mandatory ROTC? Fix K to 12 program first, netizens say

Do you agree with lawmakers that making ROTC mandatory would instill a sense of nationalism and patriotism into the Filipino youth?

22.8.2019

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This week on RightOfWayPH – Road safety: Why are PH motorists kept in the dark?

22.8.2019

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Sen. Risa Hontiveros rallies behind LGBTQ members amid Senate President Tito Sotto's remarks - Interaksyon

Sotto said the SOGIE bill has no chance if it 'transgresses on academic freedom, religious freedom and women’s rights.'

22.8.2019

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Diez says Duterte is planning to hold LGBTQ+ national convention; Lagablab doubts it though

Diez says Duterte is planning to hold LGBTQ+ national convention; Lagablab doubts it though

21.8.2019

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Philippine Ports Authority to set up 'all gender' restrooms in seaport terminals

Philippine Ports Authority General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago says the facilities will be completed and usable by the end of August

20.8.2019

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Duterte to lead decommissioning of MILF combatants on Sept. 7

MANILA, Philippines—Presidential Rodrigo Duterte is set to lead the public launch of the decommissioning process of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) forces on September 7,

20.8.2019

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Duterte wants '3rd restrooms' for LGBTQ+

But not all LGBTQ+ rights advocates, including Gretchen Diez, think 3rd restrooms are the solution to discrimination

20.8.2019

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WATCH: Senate hearing on the SOGIE equality bill

Watch the Senate hearing on the SOGIE equality bill live on Rappler

20.8.2019

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LOOK: Duterte meets with Gretchen Diez, LGBTQ+ rights advocates

LOOK: Duterte meets with Gretchen Diez, LGBTQ+ rights advocates

19.8.2019

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Gretchen Diez meets Duterte, teases 'surprise' for LGBTQ+ community

'We discussed my issue of discrimination, and the possible passing of [the] SOGIE bill, and the President was very positive about it,' Diez said. She added, 'There will be a surprise.'

Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy o Transgender tao pa rin sila. Respetohin natin sila at bigyan ng karapatan. Kasi isa pa rin silang Pilipino. Let's accept the fact that today's generation we have 3 kinds of gender.
Sana magka dengue ka na rin para 2 in issues kunin mo na, tutal uhaw ka publicity

19.8.2019

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LOOK: Gretchen Diez visits Malacañang, meets Duterte

19.8.2019

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Senate leader open to banning POGOs

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon is open to banning POGOs in the country, but cautions that their sudden departure may end up crashing the real estate market.

19.8.2019

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Robredo renews call to pass SOGIE bill

Robredo renews call to pass SOGIE bill

19.8.2019

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WATCH: Jillian Ward, Althea Ablan, at Sofia Pablo, sumabak sa 'bukingan challenge' ng 'Unang Hirit'

Ibinuking ng lead stars ng PrimaDonnas ang isa't isa nang sumabak sila sa challenge ng UnangHirit.

19.8.2019

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WATCH: Primo Arellano sings happy birthday as Leon turns 1

Iya Villania and Drew Arellano's first-born proves that he is a great older brother.

19.8.2019

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DFA must summon Chinese envoy if diplomatic protests are snubbed – Pimentel

MANILA, Philippines – A face to face meeting between Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. and the Chinese Ambassador to Manila must be set if China fails to respond to diplomatic protests

19.8.2019

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Pagcor: No more Pogo applications, for now

The Pagcor has suspended accepting applications for Philippine offshore gaming operations until all concerns “have been addressed.” | FMOrellanaINQ

19.8.2019

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Duterte backs LGBTQ+ restrooms

19.8.2019

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Senate leader open to banning POGOs

A Senate leader expresses openness in banning POGOs, which largely employ Chinese nationals, amid concerns that they pose a threat to the country’s security

19.8.2019

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PH welcomes Libya assurance on Filipino hospital workers

PH welcomes Libya assurance on Filipino hospital workers

19.8.2019

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3rd Avenue celebrates 15th anniversary via first major concert

Philippines' premiere wedding band 3rd Avenue to hold first major concert at the Music Museum on September 26.

18.8.2019

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Senate investigators find no evidence China hacked Clinton server

Senate investigators find no evidence China hacked Clinton server

18.8.2019

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PVL: Creamline smashes Chef's Classics for 3rd straight win

18.8.2019

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Vice Ganda urges government to create LGBTQ+ bathrooms

'Kung hindi kami matatanggap, bigyan kami ng CR. Gusto lang po naming umihi at dumumi. Yun lang yun,' says the TV host

CR ng kabayo kayo dapat Vice.
Why not let the LGBTQI use the PWD CRs in the meantime? These are gender neutral too and are under utilized.

18.8.2019

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Gretchen Diez explains pictures with Bong Go and Imee Marcos after criticisms - Interaksyon

Diez urged the public to 'set aside political differences' and unite in pushing for LGBTQ's rights.

18.8.2019

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WATCH: Catriona Gray speaks up about Miss Grand Thailand's 'fat' comment

Alamin ang sagot ni Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray tungkol sa fat-shaming comment ni Miss Grand Thailand na si Coco Arayha Suparuk.

18.8.2019

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WATCH: Miss Universe queens Pia Wurtzbach at Catriona Gray, nanawagang ipaglaban ang LGBTQ+ rights

Nanawagan ang Miss Universe queens na sina Pia Wurtzbach at Catriona Gray na isulong ang LGBTQ+ rights pagkatapos ang nangyari kay Gretchen Diaz na pinagbawalang gumamit ng pambabaeng cr at pinosasan.

18.8.2019

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TUCP urges Duterte to create tripartite monitoring body for foreign workers

TUCP urges Duterte to create tripartite monitoring body for foreign workers

16.8.2019

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WATCH: Vice Ganda wants separate LGBTQ+ restrooms, Anne says trans women are women

16.8.2019

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SPARK! Philippines to hold mental health talk series on women, LGBTQ+

PRESS RELEASE: The series is specifically targeted towards women and the LGBTQ+ community who have suffered from mental health issues due to social factors

16.8.2019

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Gretchen Diez urges Duterte: Certify SOGIE equality bill as urgent

‘Mister President, naumpisahan na natin. Sana ipagpatuloy na natin ang pagpapasa sa SOGIE equality bill,’ says Gretchen Diez

Wow !!! Iba ka teh ! Dami problema ng pilipinas at ikaw napansin na . Wag na OA.
Tumigil ka na please. At the end of the day lalaki ka padin.

16.8.2019

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PUP’s first transwoman valedictorian hopes to shatter gender stereotypes

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Here's the story of Ianne Gamboa, who broke glass ceilings and became PUP's first transwoman valedictorian! 🏅🏳🌈 | CarloMolinaINQ

16.8.2019

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YouTube sued for allegedly discriminating against LGBTQ community

YouTube and its parent company Google are being sued by several LGBTQ social media stars, who allege the company discriminated against them when it restricted their content from making money and limited its distribution

16.8.2019

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'Pang-parlor lang': Trans woman Gretchen Diez hits stereotypes

16.8.2019

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Roman asks Duterte to certify SOGIE equality bill as urgent

Bataan 1st District Rep. Geraldine Roman, the first elected transgender woman in Congress, on Friday asked President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent the SOGIE equality bill. | PathRoxasINQ

16.8.2019

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Malacañang: We have to respect LGBTQ+ rights

But the Palace is vague on whether it would certify as urgent the SOGIE bill pending in Congress

16.8.2019

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Catriona Gray rallies behind Gretchen Diez: LGBTQ+ rights are human rights

Catriona Gray rallies behind Gretchen Diez: LGBTQ+ rights are human rights Full story:

15.8.2019

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Malacañang heaps praises on economic team, revenue agencies for improved fiscal position

Malacañang has praised the economic team and revenue-generating agencies for

15.8.2019

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#Acceptance: Celebs who are proud members of the LGBTQ community

These personalities from the world of entertainment, fashion, and politics were not afraid to come out and say that they are proud members of the LGBT community.

15.8.2019

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Palace calls for respect for LGBT rights after discrimination vs trans woman

15.8.2019

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Gretchen Diez: 'God is love. Love does not hate, love accepts.'

Gretchen Diez: ‘God is love. Love accepts.’ Full story:

15.8.2019

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Palace OK with Pogo hubs: ‘Basta walang violation’

MANILA, Philippines—Malacañang said Thursday it would support the proposed hubs for Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) as long as the rights of their workers are not

15.8.2019

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Panelo insists Rappler ban justified but doesn't know Rappler's violation

Malacañang says it has a right to exclude any journalist from President Rodrigo Duterte's events if they are 'rude' and 'disrespectful'

15.8.2019

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Why not use Homo sapiens? 'We have discrimination,' says Gretchen Diez

WATCH: Trans woman Gretchen Custodio Diez explains that Senate President Tito Sotto’s proposal would be possible if it weren’t for widespread discrimination. Full story:

15.8.2019

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Catriona Gray bats for approval of gender equality bill

Catriona Gray bats for approval of gender equality bill

15.8.2019

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Catriona Gray bats for approval of gender equality bill

MANILA, 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 was

15.8.2019

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Catriona Gray seeks passage of anti-discrimination bill

Catriona Gray seeks passage of anti-discrimination bill

15.8.2019

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Catriona Gray airs support for SOGIE bill, slams arrest of transgender woman in QC

The beauty queen condemns the arrest of transgender woman Gretchen Diez in a Quezon City mall.

15.8.2019

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QC Mayor: Mall clearly violated city's LGBTQ+ ordinance with discrimination of transgender woman

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte says Farmers Plaza violated a part of the city's Gender Fair Ordinance where establishments are supposed to designate an 'all-gender toilet.'

14.8.2019

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6 ways to support the LGBTQ+ community in the Philippines

Straight allies can use their privilege and power to aid the LGBTQ+ community by showing solidarity, spreading awareness, and best of all, fighting alongside them.

14.8.2019

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After South Africa, Catriona Gray set to return to PH

14.8.2019

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Planned conversion of Malacañang sa Sugbo into museum gets more support

Planned conversion of Malacañang sa Sugbo into museum gets more support

14.8.2019

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Catriona Gray goes on her first safari adventure in South Africa

The Miss Universe 2018 queen had a close encounter with the animals in the wild, meeting baby rhinos up close, getting her wish to see lions, and learning about the challenges they face.

13.8.2019

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