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

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

8/19/2019 7:33:00 PM

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

After meeting with Diez, Senator Bong Go says President Duterte now fully supports LGBTQ+ rights.

A photo shared by Senator Bong Go showed Duterte with Diez, and other individuals, including transgender lawmaker Geraldine Roman and Dindi Tan of LGBT Pilipinas.A statement from Go's office said the senator arranged the meeting upon the request of LGBTQ+ rights advoates.

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"The President said during the meeting that the Palace will work with both houses of Congress to push for the passage of a version of the SOGIE (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression) Equality Bill that would protect the rights of individuals against discrimination," the statement said.

The possibility of creating a commission for LGBTQ+ was also discussed, pending the enactment of the SOGIE law. Read more: CNN Philippines »

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