lgbt in the philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on lgbt in the philippines


[OPINION] The need for our schools to be homonormative

Feb 17, 2020 - 1:42 PM

There are even instances when LGBTQ people are made to sign 'contracts' to ensure they did not express their sexual orientation and gender identity

[OPINION] Why we fail as queer activists

Nov 23, 2019 - 8:36 PM

When we are asked to imagine a transwoman or a lesbian, we tend to think of a college student or office peers. We rarely picture a gay or trans farmer, or a lesbian indigenous person.

What LGBT kids need to hear

Sep 14, 2019 - 1:00 PM

This is for the thousands of children who were taught that they are nothing but abominations, for the kids who are disowned by their parents, for the students kicked out of schools, for young people harassed in the streets

[OPINION] Someday they will understand why we hold each other’s hands

Jun 04, 2019 - 5:16 PM

Six out of 10 members of the LGBT+ community experience outright injustice

End gendered uniform restrictions for LGBT students

Jun 23, 2017 - 2:06 PM

As anti discrimination legislation languishes in Congress removing uniform and hair length restrictions is an easy place for schools to start protecting their students from discrimination

Veejay Floresca: Between fashion and transition

Jun 27, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Fashion designer and transgender woman Veejay Floresca talks about choosing between her career and her transition

Photo courtesy of Veejay Floresca

PH laws: Not a man's world

Nov 26, 2014 - 12:51 PM

The battle for advancing women’s rights is still a battle for the woman’s body Who owns the rights to a woman’s body?

EQUALITY. Women legislators come together to call on other legislators to be more 'gender responsive.' Photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

Transgender model joins Bench's #NakedTruth fashion show

Sep 18, 2014 - 12:04 AM

“I am honored and humbled I can’t wait to serve fierce on stage ” Geena Rocero current Rappler Profile subject said

Why Corona should 'come out'

May 15, 2012 - 2:40 PM

Coming out is the best defense against people trying to find dirt on you Once facts are exposed they lose their power over you and your life will not be ruled by fear and paranoia anymore