#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.


Rev. Joseph Tiu San Jose
Pastor of Open Table MCC, an LGBT+ affirming church in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines


Sis. Wylard “Wowa” Ledama
The first out and proud transgender seminarian under Aglipay Central Theological Seminary, on her way to become a priest

Rev. Jerlo Jaropillo
An ordained clergy of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines, and is an LGBT+ activist, participating in Iloilo Pride

Sab Cancino
She identifies as a lesbian, and has been attending Open Table MCC for more than a year

Raymond Sebastian
An offshore participant of Open Table MCC, who lives in Hawaii, USA, and is legally married to his husband there. He is the first openly gay president of the Oahu Filipino Community Council, the Filipino community in Hawaii.

Open Table MCC is a church in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines, that has a special ministry for the LGBT+.

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