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Catholic Sister in Philippines Strongly Endorses LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Bill

Filipinx Catholics have testified in support of that nation's Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression (SOGIE) Equality bill now under consideration with one woman religious saying the discrimination LGBTQ people cannot be ignored. Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: College President Backs Transgender Student in Philippines; Campus Drag Fundraiser Cancelled; And More

With graduations now underway, today's post features a round-up of LGBTQ-related happenings in Catholic higher education this past semester. Read More

Filipino Catholic Student Leaders Support Passage of SOGIE

Student leaders at seven Catholic universities in the Phillippines have come out in support of the country’s pending anti-discrimination bill that would protect LGBT community members. Read More

Catholic University in Philippines Bans Same-sex Relationships and Crossdressing

 A Catholic university in the Philippines is requiring its students to sign  a code of conduct  that prohibits same-sex relationships, gay/lesbian sex, and cross-dressing. Read More

In Philippines: ‘L.G.B.T. are now accepted. We are very welcome.’

About 80 percent of Filipinos are Roman Catholic, and the church’s teachings often dominate public life in the Philippines. Still, Ms. Cabaluna, who considers herself very religious, said: 'L.G.B.T. are now accepted. We are very welcome.' Read More

NEWS NOTES: Bishop Categorizes LGBT Acceptance with Murder; Other LGBT Catholic News

Bishop Patricio Buzon of Bacolod, Philippines said in his Palm Sunday homily, "It's now okay to kill; to allow couples to go on divorce; honor the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community; tolerate same-sex union, among others, where I am scared of these present situations." Read More

Anti-Transgender Bus Stalled in Spain; Catholic Prime Minister Attends Pride; Other International Updates

Here are some items that may be of interest: Anti-Transgender Bus Impounded A bus decorated... Read More

La Salle Brothers in Philippines Start LGBT Group; Other International News

While much attention has been given to LGBT rights in the U.S following the election and... Read More

Transgender Catholic Legislator Appeals to Peers for LGBT Protections

The first transgender person elected to the Philippines’ House of Representative, who is a Catholic,... Read More

Priest Marches in Pride, Shares His Story of Being Gay and Faithful

A gay Catholic priest in the Philippines marched at Pride this year, and recently shared... Read More