Rappler's latest stories on Pride
(UPDATED) 'Expect that we will file countercharges against the Manila police,' says Bahaghari's Rey Valmores-Salinas
'Never let anyone tell them that they do not belong in a certain space'
No virus can stop the rainbow flag from flying
The 24-hour online Global Pride event runs with the slogan 'Exist, persist, resist'
Bernardo says the protesters asked for his legal advice prior to the short gathering and during its planning
‘Now is the time to speak up,’ Miss Universe 2018 urges her followers
On social media, several artists and celebrities condemn the arrests and call for the release of the protesters
Using the hashtag #FreePride20, netizens express disbelief over the arrest of 20 protesters on Friday, June 26
To this day, LGBTQ+ members still experience prejudice and endure stereotypes that may harm them
(UPDATED) 'Nasa batas iyan na bawal iyan,' police tell the protesters, who observed physical distancing and wore face masks
'Push lang nang push, mga besh!' Vice President Leni Robredo tells the community as she asks them to continue doing small but concrete steps to promote gender equality
Through the March for Pride website, advocates and members of the LGBTQ+ can lead their own Pride marches from the safety of their homes
'Being an ally is someone who gives a sense of a safe and affirming space for our loving community,' says Pia
You can now stream '2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten,' 'Shift,' and 'Changing Partners' for free from June 19 to July 20
'I did this piece because a lot of my fellow LGBTQ+ have been struggling to come out,' says the artist
(UPDATED) Straying away from an extravagant Pride march due to quarantine restrictions, the Filipino LGBTQ+ community continues to celebrate Pride month through various activities online. Here are some you can join.
'Whether on the streets or in our homes, Pride must live on in each of us and in our solidarity within and outside the LGBTQI+ sector,' the organizer Metro Manila Pride says
'We could eventually encourage the City of Manila to enact the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance and, to some extent, reorient the stance of the city mayor, particularly his views on transgenders'
Veering away from the usual vibrant festivities, the 2019 Mindanao Pride March is a silent protest that highlighted issues involving the LGBTQ+ community
The island has long hosted the region's largest pride marches but this year Taiwan's LGBT community and their supporters had an extra reason to celebrate
Organizers say some 5,000 participants from the LGBTQ+ community and their allies took to the streets, smashing the previous record attendance of the 2018 Iloilo Pride March
With the call #UPTowardsEquality and #SOGIEEqualityNOW, the University of the Philippines community marches for a university system-wide SOGIESC policy
Bohol's pride Mark 'Magnifico' Magsayo keeps his record perfect at 20-0 after defeating Thai veteran Panya Uthok via unanimous decision
Emptying his clips in the final round, Giovanni Escaner scores a split decision win over Renoel Pael as Filipino undercard fighters up the ante
Filipino fighter Mark Magsayo puts his unbeaten streak on the line against Thai veteran Panya Uthok at Pride of Bohol
Boholano fighter Powell Balaba goes for a shot at redemption after a series of unfortunate events saw him absorbing a staggering 30 losses
A confident Magsayo, who carries a perfect 19-0 record with 14 knockouts, heads into the weigh-in declaring he’s in great shape for the homecoming fight against Uthok
As we close Buwan ng Wika, here are a few reasons to celebrate Pinoy pride – unironically
Homosexuality was decriminalized in Spain 1978 as Spain becomes one of the most LGBT-tolerant countries in the world
'We have a message, and the message is to empower the youth to be good people and to accept everybody for who they are, through storytelling,' says Athena Kills, one of the storytellers in Drag Queen Story Hour
Religious groups express different opinions on LGBTQ+ rights on the sidelines of the Philippines' largest Pride March to date
'We hope you extend your understanding of the situation, in keeping with the safety and security of everyone,' the Metro Manila Pride says in a statement
There are chants of 'shoulder to shoulder against fascism' and 'we will not be quiet' among the crowd with rainbow flags and umbrellas
5 drag queens nearing their senior years march for equality alongside their younger LGBTQ+ 'apos'
'Someday, discrimination will fail and Pride will win,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
'Now is the time to use our voices in the fight for human rights,' says Metro Manila Pride in a Facebook post
'At Pride, we come together to resist oppression and social injustice in all its forms,' says Metro Manila pride co-coordinator Nicky Castillo
'It's double discrimination for them,' says Bayani Heneroso Jr, a sign language interpreter at Pride 2019
The singer joins members of the LGBTQ+ community in New York to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots
Iza Calzado, Nadine Lustre, Bb Pilipinas queens Patch Magtanong and Resham Saeed are among those who joined the annual event
In celebration of PRIDE month, meet some LGBTQ+ Philippine game developers who take pride not just in their work, but in themselves
A Manila Pride organizer says the march 'is a human rights movement – and as such, is a call for active solidarity with other marginalized communities'
'We want to be known as an inclusive community. We can only do that by recognizing everybody as all equal to each other,' says Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro
(UPDATED) This is almost thrice the number of participants in last year's Metro Manila Pride March
Pride doesn't have to end in June. Here are 5 suggestions to make every month Pride Month.
'Like all of you, I continue to dream of a Philippines, and a world, where all of us, regardless of differences, can act with respect, walk free from fear, and stand with pride and dignity,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Binibining Pilipinas Supranational 2019 Resham Saeed leads the queens in this year's call to support the LGBTQ+ community
Check out this quick guide for Metro Manila Pride
The struggle for the rights of LGBTQ+ people is a core part of the struggle for the full and equal enjoyment of human rights by all
Although the community's struggle for genuine equality and acceptance is far from over, LGBTQ+ people remain hopeful and proud