In Memoriam: The Pioneer of Pride March in Asia

We honor the pioneering work of Edgardo “Inang” Allan Tolosa especially in the founding of ProGay Philippines and co-organizing with former MCC Manila, the first Pride March in the Philippines and in Asia. May Inang Allan forever be remembered and his spirit live on in the struggle for justice, equality and peace. Source: ABS-CBN News […]

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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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Open Table MCC Goes to PUP Pride 2020

Rev. Joseph San Jose of Open Table Metropolitan Community Church was invited last March 5 for PUP Pride 2020, to give a talk about religion, spirituality, and sexuality. The theme for PUP’s pride event this year is “Defying Adversity, Forwarding Advocacy”. PUP Pride is not just about celebrations and empowerment. As part of the LGBTQ+ […]

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#ResistTogether Pride Movement: Catalysts For Change

Whether one is a spectator from the sidelines or an assimilated and acclimated stakeholder of the community, pride will reveal itself to be more than just a mere manifestation of singularity. While the personal is very important, as it does form the backbone of everything from preferences, privilege, and points-of-view, the full effect of pride […]

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