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Rapper Young Vito, Viva Records come under fire for releasing 'transphobic' song

Jan 17, 2020 - 3:53 PM

The rapper releases the song even after he issued a public apology for including offensive lyrics

SORRY NOT SORRY. The rapper gets backlash for releasing a song that people are calling transphobic – even after he released an apology for the song's lyrics. Screenshot from

Fewer rainbows, less social media for China's LGBT community

May 18, 2019 - 8:33 PM

It's been tough for China's LGBT community: Censors have shut down social media forums, news media have curbed coverage of gay issues, and online shops have removed rainbow-themed products

In this photo taken on May 10, 2019, a gay student poses with a rainbow flag in Beijing. China's LGBT community has had a tough year: Censors have shut down some of its social media forums, online news media have curbed coverage of gay issues, and online shops have removed sales of rainbow-themed products. The tighter restrictions have led the LGBT community in China -- fearing a crackdown -- to prepare for muted celebrations of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on May 17. GREG BAKER / AFP

Gender equality advocates to launch campaign to end violence against LGBTQ+

May 09, 2019 - 6:40 PM

PRESS RELEASE: #EndRainbow violence is a movement that aims to increase the public's awareness on the lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer rights to promote acceptance and eliminate stigma

Diprotes karena sebut artis Thailand "semoga bukan lelaki", Ridwan Kamil minta maaf

Mar 13, 2017 - 7:57 PM

Dia meminta maaf karena komentar yang dia unggah sebelumnya dianggap multi tafsir

DIPROTES. Walikota Bandung, Ridwan Kamil diprotes oleh publik usai mengomentari seorang artis dari Thailand dengan sebutan "semoga bukan lelaki". Pernyataan itu dianggap transfobik. Foto oleh Sigid Kurniawan/ANTARA

Advocates ask PH: Say no to homophobia

May 17, 2015 - 8:59 PM

Advocates celebrate IDAHO or the International Day Against Homophobia Transphobia and Biphobia and the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial

2015 IDAHOT: End transphobia and homophobia!

May 17, 2015 - 1:30 PM

The Association of Transgender People in the Philippines calls for action to affirmatively respond to hate crimes and gender based violence in the country

Transgender people clamor for equal rights

May 19, 2014 - 6:45 PM

The transgender community organizes a Santacruzan in time for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Is the Philippines really gay-friendly?

Jun 14, 2013 - 3:00 PM

The moment that we LGBTs step out and demand rights that heterosexuals enjoy we become a threat because we no longer fit the stereotype

CONVERSATIONS: Are Filipinos homophobic? #homophobiaPH

May 17, 2012 - 6:26 PM

The recent discussion on LGBT issues has got Rappler thinking: Is the Philippines a homophobic nation? Tell us what you think Leave us a comment on Facebook or tweet using the hashtag PHhomophobia