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Miss Universe Philippines Has Crowned Its First LGBTQ+ Winner

Out contesantant Beatrice Luigi Gomez broke down barriers by claiming the title. 

Philippines Deports U.S. Marine Convicted of Killing Trans Woman

The pardon of Joseph Scott Pemberton for the homicide of Jennifer Laude has drawn outrage.

Marine Who Killed Trans Woman Pardoned by Anti-LGBTQ Philippine Leader

Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton used a trans panic defense after he killed Jennifer Laude in 2014. 


Homophobic Philippines President Says He 'Cured' Himself of Being Gay

President Rodrigo Duterte repeatedly accuses political enemies of being secret homosexuals.

Coming Out as LGBTQ — and Filipino-American

The two identities Darren Arquero loved and embraced were on a collision course.

Philippines May Legalize Same-Sex Marriage--But Not Divorce

Strong-man president Rodrigo Duterte supports marriage equality, but opposes divorce, which remains illegal in his country.

Philippines' Duterte Vows Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte expressed support for marriage equality on Sunday, a reversal of past declarations.

Protesters Take to Streets to Battle Tyranny in the Philippines

Protesters held rallies against what they see as the beginning of a dictatorship under President Rodrigo Duterte.

Philippine President Asks Human Rights Head If He's 'Gay or Pedophile'

Rodrigo Duterte, a hero of President Trump's, mocked the head of the nation's human rights commission for addressing the nation's rampant police brutality.

Under a Brutal Leader, Manila Celebrates Pride

About 5,000 people marched in the Metro Manila Pride to expand LGBT rights in the Philippines, currently being led by a Trump-like figure, Rodrigo Duterte.