transgender Filipinos - updates

Rappler's latest stories on transgender Filipinos


Mother of US Marine Pemberton testifies in murder trial

Aug 17, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Lisa Pemberon said by court officials to be a 44 year old nurse is the first defense witness in the case of alleged murdered transgender Jeffrey Jennifer Laude

Joseph Scott Pemberton | Photo by Rappler

Rappler Newscast | October 21, 2014

Oct 21, 2014 - 8:42 PM

US Marine skips preliminary hearing on Olongapo slay Aquino allies: No to Binay s impeachment Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

US Marine skips hearing on Olongapo slay

Oct 21, 2014 - 2:10 PM

UPDATED The Olongapo City prosecutor s office begins the premilinary probe into the murder of Jennifer Laude and directs the suspect s lawyer to make him appear on October 27

‘JUSTICE FOR JENNIFER.’ The family of Jennifer Laude arrives at the Olongapo Hall of Justice with Marc Sueselbeck and lawyer Harry Roque on October 21, 2014. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Laude's fiancé: I cannot forgive Pemberton

Oct 20, 2014 - 11:10 PM

I have more anger in my heart than probably most of the people here says the German fiancé of the transgender Filipino killed in Olongapo but says the American suspect should get a fair trial

ANGRY. German Marc Sueselbeck says he is 'not in a position to forgive' the US Marine suspected of killing his fiancé, transgender woman Jennifer Laude, but wishes the suspect gets a fair trial. Photo by Randy Datu, Rappler

Olongapo hearing to push through with or without US Marine

Oct 20, 2014 - 8:30 PM

Despite Justice Secretary De Lima s statement that prosecutors will insist on the suspect s presence the prosecutors in Olongapo seem resigned to just seeing the American s lawyer

OLONGAPO MURDER. CCTV footage shows the victim, Jeffrey Laude, and the suspect in a hotel before the crime allegedly happened in Celzone Lodge, Olongapo City.

Filing of charges vs US Marine may take weeks

Oct 14, 2014 - 3:16 PM

Policemen are waiting for the autopsy and gathering initial evidence against US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton

MURDER VICTIM. Relatives and friends want justice for 26-year-old Jennifer Laude. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

PNP names US Marine tagged in Olongapo slay

Oct 14, 2014 - 12:54 PM

UPDATED A case of murder is being readied against the suspect noted Olongapo city police in a police report

MURDER VICTIM. Relatives and friends want justice for 26-year-old Jennifer Laude. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Charges filed, dropped vs bullied transgender teen

Jul 30, 2014 - 8:44 PM

Charges were dropped eventually after everyone involved acknowledged their part and exchanged apologies