Rappler's latest stories on Pride month
(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
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.
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
'It's double discrimination for them,' says Bayani Heneroso Jr, a sign language interpreter at Pride 2019
Pride doesn't have to end in June. Here are 5 suggestions to make every month Pride Month.
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
How will you celebrate Pride? Here's a running list of activities you can do for the conclusion of Pride Month.
These day and night destinations from all across the spectrum welcome everyone, no matter who they are and love
Using #LabanHermie, #NoToDiscriminationInUP, and #SolidarityWithHermie, the University of the Philippines community rallies support for transwoman professor Hermie Monterde
Tune in here or head over to Rappler's video platforms on Friday, June 21, to watch the discussion live
'Our personal experience, after all, is a political fight. And it is every person’s right to be fully protected by both law and practice,' says University of the Philippines Assistant Professor Hermie Monterde
We talk Pride and the LGBTQ+ community with Juan Miguel Severo
Abandonment and being neglected by family members are typical narratives for the LGBTQ+
PRESS RELEASE: UPLB Babaylan aims to feature art educating the public about the LGBTQ+ community and their cause
The June 1969 riots, sparked by repeated police raids on the Stonewall Inn – a well-known gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village – proved to be a turning point in the LGBTQ community's struggle for civil rights
Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno expresses support for the LGBTQ community and promises to push for equal treatment under his term
Pride can mean different things to different people. To kick off the Pride Month, Rappler holds a #PHPride2019 conversation and asks its readers what pride means for them.
The Originals Pride Pack includes 3 sneaker designs covered in the rainbow flag
'While living as an openly LGBTQIA+ person is tiring and difficult, not living your truth is more tiring. I chose truth.'
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Get to know the 3 sign language interpreters who helped Metro Manila Pride 2018's deaf community #RiseUpTogether
Pride is a protest, after all
For the benefit of my family, I'm staying in the closet. That's why I turned to online dating sites.
'This year, since we’re all gathered here together, there needs to be movement'
The Philippines has been regarded as one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world. Does this hold true for all areas of the country?
Hamilcar Chanjueco Jr. from Mindanao Pride and Roxanne O. Doron from Bisdak Pride, Inc. talk about LGBTQIA+ movements in Mindanao and Visayas.
'We cannot achieve peace and genuine development if gender equality is not upheld especially in Mindanao'
How do we #RiseUpTogether and become better advocates?
In celebration of Pride Month, Rappler talks to members of the LGBT community to ask them about their stories and how they found the courage to come out
The LGBTs Christian Church, a religious organization, hopes that the State will eventually legalize same-sex marriage
I am living as if I have come out, therefore I do not see the point of sitting down with my family and telling them that I am gay
The photo project's latest shoot includes people from all across the spectrum
Despite challenges faced by various LGBT groups, they are hopeful that it is the most opportune time to fight for marriage equality
Police Senior Inspector Rene Balmaceda – or 'Madame' – is the first openly transgender cop in the Philippine National Police. She handles criminal probes at the Quezon City Police District.