Transgender Day Of Remembrance 2021

Content warning: mentions of queer and transgender-based violence, murder, rape, and suicide. Each year the LGBTQI+ community in many places mark November 20th as Transgender day of Remembrance (TDOR) where we remember and raise our voices for the countless fallen transgender and gender queer individuals who were tortured, murdered, raped, died of suicide or died […]

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Pemberton’s Pardon: An Insult And An Injury

The president gave Mr. Pemberton, the convicted murderer of Jennifer Laude, an absolute pardon and the reason the president gave was that Mr. Pemberton was treated unfairly. If there was anything unfair it was the following facts: (1) Mr. Pemberton was placed in a special facility instead of the normal prison facility in Bilibid; (2) […]

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Statement On The Trans-Profiling Of Makati Police

“Project X-Men” of the Makati PNP is a form of discrimination and harrasment against transgender women. This act of profiling transwomen is a serious threat to human dignity and rights. This is reminiscent of police interference and even memories of brutality before Stone Wall as well as the raids of gay establishments in Metro Manila […]

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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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