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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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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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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.'

19.8.2019

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Duterte backs LGBTQ+ restrooms

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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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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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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'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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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:

ramboreports Boy, am I glad that your interviewee invoked GOD! Yes, for compassion & for tolerance. But GOD is a GOD OF TRUTH. If everything is “relative” according to man’s whims & preferences, then we’re in a world of disarray (precisely the kind of world we live in!)
Levitico 18:22 Dear, do not use God for your self proclaim gender.

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:

Members of the LGBT are not the only people who suffer from discrimination. And please the fact that humans are either male or female is based on biology and not because of some labelling.
Paandar ka teh!

15.8.2019

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TINGNAN: Gender-sensitive restroom sa opisina ng PNP

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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Fire janitress? LGBTQ+ party calls for SOGIE awareness instead

A lot of ire has been directed towards the janitress in this incident, but even members of the LGBTQ+ community think this shouldn't be the case.

15.8.2019

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Senate President Sotto: Why not simply call LGBTQIA+ as 'homo sapiens'?

'Why that lengthy letters? Why not just ‘homo sapiens?' Why do we have to segregate the gays from the lesbians from the straight guys?' — Senate President Tito Sotto

15.8.2019

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Despite apology from mall, trans woman eyes charges

Despite apology from mall, trans woman eyes charges

15.8.2019

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Ang kapatid ni Sir Lance | Ep. 44

Heartwarming ang episode ng Daddy's Gurl this week sa pagbisita ni Danica Pingris-Sotto sa show.

15.8.2019

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Creator ng 8chan, humarap sa PNP

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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Joy Belmonte condemns Cubao mall's disregard of QC Gender Fair ordinance

Joy Belmonte condemns Cubao mall's disregard of QC Gender Fair Act Full story:

14.8.2019

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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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Puzzled over lengthy LGBTQI term, Sotto asks: ‘Why not just Homo sapiens?’

14.8.2019

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#SOGIEEqualityNow: Transgender restroom issue sparks call for passage of SOGIE bill

The arrest of transgender woman Gretchen Custodio Diez triggers public outcry and pressures lawmakers to pursue the anti-discrimination bill

14.8.2019

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LGBTQ+ partylist urges SOGIE awareness after Araneta restroom incident

LGBTQ+ Partylist points out how the incident shows a need to improve training and education about SOGIE in the Philippines.

14.8.2019

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Roman to LGBTQ+: 'Demand from gov't what is due us as human beings'

Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman and the Makabayan bloc formally file a resolution seeking a probe into the harassment of trans woman Gretchen Custodio Diez

14.8.2019

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‘Why not just Homo sapiens?’: Senators confused by LGBTQ+, SOGIE

'Why not just Homo sapiens? We’re all the same,' remarks Senate President Vicente Sotto III

14.8.2019

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After South Africa, Catriona Gray set to return to PH

14.8.2019

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Mayor Joy hits discrimination against transgender in QC mall

Mayor Joy hits discrimination against transgender in QC mall

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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'Tolerated, but not accepted': Filipino LGBTQ+ speak up vs discrimination

Abandonment and being neglected by family members are typical narratives for the LGBTQ+

13.8.2019

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Trans woman arrested after being blocked from using women's restroom in Cubao

Police say Gretchen Custodio Diez was arrested for going live on Facebook while inside a female restroom

13.8.2019

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IN PHOTOS: Mikee Quintos's customized van

Ibinida ng Kapuso star ang kanyang prized possession, na katas ng kanyang unang sweldo sa showbiz.

13.8.2019

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