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

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

MANILA, Philippines — Bataan 1st District Rep. Geraldine Roman, the first elected transgender woman in Congress, on Friday asked President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent the sexual orientation

The congresswoman also said it is wrong to suspect transgender people of committing voyeuristic acts when it can be done by any people, regardless of gender.

“It’s stereotyping transgender women and it’s very difficult to guarantee this, it’s really a question that you have to ask all people. It’s really absurd to have to ask this question,” she added.

Several bills prohibiting discrimination on the basis of SOGIE have been filed in the House, including Roman’s House Bill No. 136, and the Makabayan bloc’s HB No. 258.

The bills also require establishments to provide gender-neutral toilets. /muf

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PathRoxasINQ Shut up PathRoxasINQ Demanding masyado ang bakla kaloka. teddyboylocsin PathRoxasINQ tangina this.! uunlad na pinas pag naging batas to..! heyup sa priority masyado privileged mga to.! PathRoxasINQ lalaki ka pa rin kahit anong gawin mo. PathRoxasINQ Palagi nalang kayo ang naaapi. Palagi nalang kayo madaming demand

PathRoxasINQ if mapapasa ung bill, do u think dat will stop na..? i dont think so. new issue will occur again for sure. better to hav separate toilet for them in public places like mall.🤔 PathRoxasINQ Do not bite the hand that feed you!!! PathRoxasINQ SOGIE? aabusin lang ang batas na yan. pag ma approve yan ang susunod naman na hihilingin ay ang same sex mariagge naman. Yan SOGIE na yan ang malulung ng Pilipinas sa imoralidad. Sa ngayon nga malala na Imorality Pollution sa Pilipinas.

PathRoxasINQ solely to understand Sec.4(h) better... both 🚹&🚺 public CRs are for gen public, if Ate j (for x+) asked Diez to use 🚹cr, as she simply sees Diez as biologically male, clearly not basing on Diez’s orientation & gender identity/expression, is 🚹cr an inferior accomodation? /1 teddyboylocsin PathRoxasINQ the whole world on public toilets, Not just 2-toilets but 4-Toilets for Male, Female, Transgender & Tomboy genders, performance perfect equality!… risahontiveros

Women should not be offended by presence of transgenders in public ladies toilet – Rep. RomanWomen have “no valid reason” to be offended if a transgender woman shares a public ladies toilet with them, Bataan Rep. Geraldine Roman, a transgender, stated Wednesday. Dont tell women how to think. They are free to think what is right for them. Lumugar ka sa dapat mong kalagyan. Wag mo itulak ang iba dahil gusto mo ang lugar nila. Should not be offended?Bakit ksi ipinipilit ang sarili e magkaiba naman tlga ang LGBT at mga straight.magpasa na lang ng batas para mapilitang gumawa ng toilet para sa inyo ang mga establishments.Anlabo nman kc mgCR tapos may iniilagan kang katabi na maaring tumingin sa batuta mo Let the real women decide on that. Hindi lahat natutuwa sa suggestion mo.

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. eksena ang tawag dyan

Malacañang: We have to respect LGBTQ+ rightsMalacañang declares support for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. But the Palace is vague on whether it would certify as urgent the SOGIE bill pending in Congress. All for PR!!!! Laway lang ang puhunan Talk is cheap. We need action! a real diversionary issue malacanang and politicians are now feasting on. Allow them to use toilets for pwd period. Construct more of them where necessary

Panelo claims Duterte will support anti-discrimination billPresident Rodrigo Duterte will support the bill penalizing discrimination on the basis of SOGIE according to his spokesperson, in light of the harrassment a transgender woman faced before using a restroom at a Cubao mall Please. Please do it. Make it a legislative priority. We will be waiting.

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

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