The LGBTQ+ fight is OUR fight.
On Tuesday, a transgender woman was handcuffed and detained for an unjust vexation complaint filed against her by a mall janitor, according to Inquirer. Gretchen Diez simply wanted to use the women's bathroom at Farmers Plaza, but cleaner Chayra Ganal stopped
She played a tarot reader and shared a scene with Alison Brie.
In the third season of GLOW that just premiered on Netflix, a familiar face was spotted on the show about the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. BB Gandanghari made an appearance in the eighth episode as a tarot reader named Patricia. She shared
Preach.
Earlier this week, it was reported that Anne Curtis would be playing a trans man on the July 13 episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya.As part of its 28th anniversary, the anthology series adapted the story of Marrz Balaoro, a 62-year-
It's been a while since we last saw her do a TV drama!
As part of drama anthology show Maalaala Mo Kaya's 28th-anniversary specials, Anne Curtis will be playing the role of a trans man for its July 13 episode, which is entitled "MMK Embracing Me."MMK shared the news yesterday on
21-year-old contestant Jeremiah Torayno identifies as a woman.
On the latest episode of singing competition Idol Philippines, the judges had an important and relevant exchange about one particular contestant, Jeremiah Torayno. While discussing the next stage of the competition, Vice Ganda wanted to group Jeremiah, a transgender woman, with the
'It was lacking in empathy and understanding.'
Earlier this week, beauty queen and Miss Universe Philippines 2016 Maxine Medina posted an Instagram photo of herself surrounded by colors of the rainbow in honor of Pride Month and a ball celebrating gender equality. The internet quickly called her out for
'I dont need to win Miss Universe. I just need to be here.'
Miss Universe Spain Angela Ponce didn't make it to the Top 20, but she made history as the first transgender woman to join the international competition (and forever earned a special place in our hearts in the process)! Back in
Apparently the show is 'a fantasy'...EYE. FREAKIN. ROLL.
Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and Kelsey Merritt were just some of the models who walked the catwalk in their lingerie for the 2018 Victoria's Secret show.While Victoria's Secret has previously praised themselves for championing diversity by including
The Marco Marco runway at NYFW broke some major barriers.
Over the weekend, Los Angeles-based designer Marco Marco unveiled his newest collection as part of New York Fashion Week-and it was a boundary-breaking runway because all 34 models cast identify as transgender. Though it's not uncommon for
She still prefers natural-born women to be crowned Miss Universe.
On July 12, Reina Hispanoamericana 2017 Teresita Ssen "Winwyn" Marquez was quoted as saying, "I have nothing against transgenders. I'm really proud na sobrang happy, out na talaga, and everyone is respecting them, 'di ba? Pero Miss Universe per se, sana
YAS QUEEN!
26-year-old model Angela Ponce beat out 22 other contestants and took home the title of Miss Universe Spain at the country's national pageant. She is now set to compete this December and will be the first openly trans
'We are not defined by how or where we are born.'
Beauty queens Catriona Gray (Miss Universe Philippines 2018) and Laura Lehmann (Miss World Philippines 2017) share their thoughts about the first transgender woman, √Āngela Ponce of Spain, joining the Miss Universe competition."Personally, I have no problem with it," says Catriona, who
'Hindi lahat ng masculine-looking girls ay marunong mag-basketball.'
Sure, we think Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are the cutest, and sure, we have nothing but love for Angelina Mead King, but we still have a long way to go in eradicating ignorance and prejudice in our everyday experiences with
Are you ready to fight for and alongside them as sisters-in-arms?
Though we've made strides in shedding a light to #HerStory and advocating how we can #PressForProgress, the ASEAN SOGIE Caucus challenges our notions of womanhood pointing out that, "when we #PressForProgress for women, we must ask: For which women?"In a
Can LGBT couples start a family?
Graduate college? Check. Get a job? Check! Get married, have kids? Check?That may be the path most people follow-some because they really want to and others because of societal pressure-but for the LGBT community in the Philippines, it's
Headlines, hot news, and conversation starters on October 20, 2017!
The magazine has featured trans models in the past, but this is the first time a trans woman is holding the title of "Playmate." The first transgender woman to pose for Playboy was Tula in September 1991. Let's keep breaking
This is his first public relationship after coming out as a trans man.
After a public breakup with long-term girlfriend Alyssa Quijano in April, Jake Zyrus has moved on to his new love Shyre Aquino, a fitness guru and nutritionist. On August 14, Shyre posted some PDA-filled snaps with Jake on her Instagram
According to the Filipino LGBTQ+ community.
A few years ago, a young and talented singer named Charice Pempengco came out as a lesbian, then subsequently introduced the world to her then-girlfriend, Alyssa Quijano.Flash-forward to 2017 and Charice-who once told Oprah that his "soul is
From mother and son to father and daughter.
Both Eric Maison and his 15-year-old son Corey know the genders they were assigned at birth don't match their gender identities. Four years ago, Corey told her parents that while she had been raised as a boy, she is,
And she's got the documents to prove it.
Rustom Padilla is now legally known as Binibini "BB" Gandanghari and is recognized as a woman."BB filed her identity change request-for both her name and gender identity-on August 2016 before the Orange County Courthouse in California," reports Philstar.com.
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