METRO MANILA, Philippines – Tomorrow Filipinos head to the polls to cast their ballot in the country’s presidential elections. LGBT Philippines Vote With LGBT issues being a popular topic during the campaign period, how did LGBT voters prepare for one of the most divisive and controversial campaign periods in our country’s history?
“If we’re going to perform Inception, we need imagination.” Come join us as we step into the imagination of visual artists, filmmakers, musical performers, and spoken word artists and revel in the amazing things that local queer and trans artists can do.
The holiday season can be isolating or even painful for many LGBTQIA+ people. This is especially true for those who are not accepted by or are not out to their families. For those of you struggling, Words Anonymous’ Louise Meets has lent us her words to help keep you afloat.
“I am a girl. I also like girls. So what am I?” I’ve heard this line countless times before. Women or girls who discover that their hearts beat for others like them, their loins lust after people who have the same body parts as them, and whose souls get excited by like-gendered souls, the inevitable […]
On December 5, 2015, we at Metro Manila Pride will proudly unfurl our colors as we march and fight for unity, diversity, and love in solidarity with the 9th Baguio Pride Parade, the 3rd Negros LGBT Pride Parade, and the 2nd Quezon City Pride March.
“Nakakahiya!” Between you and me, I’m sure we’ve both heard this word many times either from ourselves or from others. It’s a common expression used by a lot of Filipinos when it comes to a large amount of issues – whether it’s eating too much food at a party, talking too loud on public […]
As we move forward as a community of people willing not only to come out for love but also to fight for it, we cannot be blind to the fact that some of us are not able to keep up. While many of us are now willing to fight for love, some are still struggling to […]
In celebrating the 21st anniversary of the Metro Manila Pride March, LGBTs and allies are invited to come together and advance the call for love right in one of the bastions of Philippine freedom: the Luneta Park. Participants will be assembling at the Lapu-Lapu Monument, also known as the Statue of the Sentinel of Freedom, […]
More than 1, 000 individuals took to the streets in Malate, Manila on December 6th in celebration of 20 years of standing up for equal rights through the annual Metro Manila Pride March. This year, the individuals included not just people from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in Manila but also groups […]