Practice What We Believe Without Inciting Hate

With those opposing the #SOGIEEqualityNow and non-discrimination of #LGBT people still using the Bible to promote their bigotry, numerous people of faith say that practicing what we believe is possible without inciting hatred. In the end, the goal is to ensure everyone is treated equally; and for the State to sanction those who violate this […]

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Statement on the Recent Discrimination of a Transwoman in a Shopping Mall in Quezon City

What Ms. Gretchen Diez experienced was one of many and daily forms of harassment and discrimination that many transgender persons experience in the Philippines. What transpired was one of the clearest and most evident expressions of discrimination and transphobia in our Philippine Society. LGBTQI+ persons, especially Transgender persons are on the receiving end not only […]

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Queer Muslim and Queer Christian Learn From Each Other

Queer men of faith — a Muslim academic and a Christian pastor — talk commonalities and get real about reconciling religion with LGBTQ+ identity. In the 6th episode of Outspoken, TEAM Magazine‘s web series on LGBTQ+ discussion in the Philippines, Pastor Joseph San Jose of Open Table Metropolitan Community Church, and Dr. Nassef Adiong, Professor, […]

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Homosexuality is NOT a Sin: Part 4 – Paul’s Letters to Romans / Corinthians

No fems? No fairies? Did Paul really think that the “effeminate” would not “inherit the kingdom of God” in 1 Corinthians 6:9-10? And what did Paul mean about women “exchanging natural sexual relations with unnatural ones” in Romans 1:21-28? Was he referring to LGBT+ relations as we understand it today; or is there something more […]

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