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[OPINION] 'A storm rages outside': The challenges of being transgender

Sep 07, 2019 - 2:00 PM

I trusted that the friends I have would be accepting of me, and sure enough, they were. I wish I could say the same for my family, though.

Transwoman wins Miss Universe Spain 2018

Jun 30, 2018 - 4:24 PM

Angela Ponce will represent Spain in the Miss Universe pageant, set to take place by the end of the year

Pemberton guilty of homicide

Dec 01, 2015 - 3:57 PM

2ND UPDATE The ruling comes over a year after Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude was found dead

MUGSHOT. A handout photo dated 19 December 2014 released on 21 December 2014 by the Olongapo City Police Public Information Office (PIO) shows US Marine Private First Class Joseph Pemberton at the Olongapo police station in Olongapo city, north of Manila, Philippines. Photo from EPA/PNP OLONGAPO-PIO

PH drama 'Destiny Rose' shines spotlight on transgender relationships

Sep 09, 2015 - 4:34 PM

Ken Chan gives life to the role of Destiny Rose who searches for true love while navigating her transition

TANDEM. Ken Chan and model Fabio Ide team up in the new afternoon drama 'Destiny Rose.' Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Gov't says it's committed to secure justice for Laude

Oct 18, 2014 - 5:09 PM

We understand the grief and we can only imagine the grief that the Laude family is going through because of the death of Jennifer Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte says

A WAKE FOR 'GANDA.' Friends of Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, the 26-year-old transgender who was killed by a foreigner in Olongapo, look at his coffin during his wake in Olongapo City yesterday. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

The media, transgender men and women

Oct 18, 2014 - 12:30 PM

For a society long trained and educated to think of gender as only a choice between two sexes the changing reality that gender is not just man or woman can be disorienting confusing and too complex

US Marine ordered to appear in murder probe

Oct 17, 2014 - 2:48 PM

But the question remains: will he face investigators?

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.

Rappler Newscast | October 15, 2014

Oct 15, 2014 - 7:21 PM

Vice President Binay blames the President’s allies for attacks against him The kin of a slain transgender woman demands justice Ebola cases could rise to 10 000 a week

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