#SulongVAKLASH: Holy Equality – SOGIESC and Beyond – Part 1 – SOGIESC101

What is Sexual Orientation? Gender Identity? Gender Expression? Sex characteristics? What does it mean for the LGBTQIA+ movement? As a western concept, how does it overlap on our Filipino culture? What does it mean, and how can it enrich our faith and spirituality? Part 1 – SOGIESC101 Sean Malang, the Advocacy Officer of Open Table […]

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Pope And Civil Union: What He Said, Did Not Say, And What Really Matters

By Reverend Joseph San Jose – Pastor of Open Table Metropolitan Community Church Understanding Pope Francis and some of his controversial pronouncements require contextual knowledge and understanding of the history and doctrinal positions of the Roman Catholic Church. For something as old, complex, and wide-reaching as the Roman Catholic Church, there are a lot of […]

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#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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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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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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