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

'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

'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 asks.

He asked why there is a need to specify the spectrum of the LGBTQIA+ (lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders, queers/questioning, intersexuals, asexuals, others).

"Hindi po sana kailangang 'mag-segregate' kung 'yung human civilization natin at mga societies — pati Philippine society —natin nag-evolve to the point na walang diskriminasyon at may equality among all, regardless of identity and expression. Kaya lang hindi ganoon ang nangyayari," she said.

"'Plus' po dahil sa natutunan natin about human sexuality, maraming kulay, maraming shades, so the spectrum maybe further refined habang nakikilala natin ang ating pagkatao," the lawmaker said.

The senators discussed the need for an all-gender restroom in public spaces, with Hontiveros suggesting turning the restrooms in the Senate into gender-neutral ones.

Hontiveros once again appealed to the Senate to pass the SOGIE Equality Bill, which seeks to penalize all forms of discrimination based on a person’s SOGIE.

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eh ano siya homo erectus? or homo rapist? ...Dumilim ang paligid... May tumawag sa pangalan ko... Labing isang palapag, tinanong kung okey lang ako sabay abot ng baso... May naghihintay In my biology class in HS in much younger days, I learned there r only two sexes - male n female. U either hav a dick or none. So why don’t we wait til all those gals/guys finish military training n decide 4 themselves what sex they r b4 we pass any of tbose gender-related laws?

Hello Philippines! He is the senate president. Jusko!!! 🤦🏻‍♀️ Mema ampota. Hahahahaha. Hey Tito. PEPSI IS CALLING YOU! Pepsiboi are we going backward to evolution? Apparently this man doesn’t really know the history of LGBT social movements. Homo sapiens community. So tayo lang talaga ang naiiba? Regards daw sabi nung pepsi

Educate yourself. Maraming problema ang bansa. Pati ba naman ito senado pa ba naman ang mamomoblema? Dapat lahat ng pampublikong ospital ay ayusin para ang mga taong walang pambayad sa mga mahal na pribadong ospital ay may parehong serbisyo sa mga publikong ospital.

Puzzled over lengthy LGBTQI term, Sotto asks: ‘Why not just Homo sapiens?’Mag eat bulaga ka na lang mas bagay ka doon hindi sa senado😁 puta bumanat na naman si tito sotto baka kapag inulan na naman ng batikos sasabihin na naman nagbibiro lang siya D use of homosapiens excludes u senate president. Ano, gusto mo?

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that’s right, just recognize them by their birth gender Nasobrahan sa P e p s i, ah? Guess she still gives you nightmares. Made my day..hahah homo sapiens.. wahahaha How unbelievably annoying😑 mema lang di ba... we straight guys are not comfortable with just names. we want our own peace of mind. ang bobo my gosh

'Don't ask don't tell' keep quiet say not of things to instigate trouble, take a pepsi, drink it cold! Masasarapan ka. ok ok What’s wrong w/ calling a spade a spade!

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watch the full video to get a grasp of reality It is always Free to THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK.. Padagdag ng padagdag kasi ang mga letters.. baka hanggang Z na yan sa susunod..😅 binibiro ko nalang mga friends ko na mga L's& G's.. Hindi po ito Bulagaan segment para magpatawa ka. need talaga ng taong ito ng isang interpreter o lecturer bago maupo sa senate seat. kawawa ang asawa mo ka helen a real copycat man. hanapan nio ng tutor yan para di na magpalecture pa sa loob ng senado. nahirang pa naman senate president. nakakahiyang ilagay sa history books eh

w/ all due respect(which frankly, you don't deserve), using these terms isn't us wanting to be segregated. it's our identity. same way you specify between men & women. asking us not to use these terms erases the issues & hardships our community has gone & is still going through. Hahay...yan kasi sila papansin!!!😏 Dapat 'Allien' nalang itawag sa kanila. Ayaw ko na sa world😂

gays, lesbians, bigender, bisexual, binary, gender fluid, water bender, binary, blender etc. ayoko ko na sa earth punta nalang ako mars. That’s still offensive senator dabarkads.. there’s “homo” on it 😏

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LGBTQ community wants to be assimilated with the rest. Same rights. Same bathroom privileges. It's only the narrowminded homophobes who segregate and continue to do so even if it's 2019 already, when there's wifi, bluetooth and NFC. Nalulunod din cguro sa kahihiyan mga senators kasi heto ang senate president nila.. Feeling nya nasa eat Bulaga pa rin. 😂

Is this: clownery proud alumna of wambol university dapat iatawag din sayo BOBO SAPIENS..hahaha 🙄🙄🙄🙄 Acchhccheche...

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