#SulongWagPatinag: Queer And Christian

Listen to these LGBT+ people who are also Christian. Listen to their stories of struggle and how they overcame their sexuality and their faith. Moderator: Rev. Joseph Tiu San JosePastor of Open Table MCC, an LGBT+ affirming church in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines Speakers: Sis. Wylard “Wowa” LedamaThe first out and proud transgender seminarian under […]

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Statement On The Newly-Passed (Anti) Terror Law

As a Church, the Body of Christ, we remain united with others to resist the (Anti) Terror Law and all acts of fascism and state terrorism. Junk Terror Law! Sulong, Wag Patinag! Rev. Joseph Tiu San Jose, Pastor of Open Table Metropolitan Community Church Also read: National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) statement […]

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Queer Affirming Church Q&A With Pastor Joseph

Being an LGBT+ affirming church in the Philippines, Open Table MCC receives a lot of questions about our advocacy, so we decided to do a Q&A session. We have received various questions from our social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Rev. Joseph Tiu San Jose answers questions such as: how to handle […]

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Ramento Project Rights Defenders – Pride 2020 Feature

The Ramento Project for Rights Defenders is a Church-based human rights program operated by the Iglesia Filipina Independiente for the cause of human rights, especially of human rights defenders. Its human rights commitments are based on Christian principles and on universal and national human rights instruments. RPRD observes the standards and processes of the rights-based […]

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Statement On The Arrest Of Pride Activists In Mendiola

We join our voice with our LGBQIA+ siblings and allies for the immediate release of the activists who conducted a peaceful protest rally in Mendiola, observing proper social distancing and wearing masks. We affirm that Pride was rooted in the 1969 Stonewall uprising of LGBTQI+ people against police brutality and state oppression. Metropolitan Community Church […]

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