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After its approval by the House Committee on Rules, the Equality Bill (House Bill 10176) will soon go to the plenary for reading.

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Baguio City held the first Pride event in the Philippines for 2024. Themed Pride & Legacy, this year’s gathering aimed to highlight “the struggles...

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Sen. Risa Hontiveros has filed Senate Bill 2626, or the Cagandahan Bill, to simplify the process to change entries in the legal documents of...

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There is a five-way tie for first place this year, with the most queer-friendly destinations earning 12 points each, namely: Canada, Malta, New Zealand,...

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Does the church play a role in dealing with #HIV? For the Northern Sanctuary-Metropolitan Community Church, there is a need to "reach our flock"....

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55% of LGBTQ+ people experienced harassment in their daily lives in 2023, jumping from 37% in 2019. This was particularly apparent in younger groups.

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While large language models can offer fast, on-demand support, they frequently fail to grasp the specific challenges that many members of the LGBTQ+ community...

Op Ed

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Everyone has to make a living, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But when you have PLHIVs who continue dying while those supposedly serving...

From the Editor

Among others, nevirapine caused skin breakout, while efavirenz made people have lucid dreams (and was noted to impact the bone). Dolutegravir is supposed to...

Op-Ed

For those in relationship with a partee goer, this is “common”/“usual”. When your partner nitpicks on just about everything, though more particularly things all...

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Every Filipino with HIV experienced receiving only 15 tablets or one bottle of antiretroviral medicines due ARV stockout, or because treatment hubs hold ARVs...

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Meet Erolyn Francisco, president of the local #LGBTQIA organization in #Mampang, #ZamboangaCity, who wants to help change the way people view #transgender Filipinos. "People...

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LGBTQIA partnerships are legally recognized in Liechtenstein since 2011, giving them some of the same rights as married heterosexual couples. But the marriage law...

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The US State Department issued a "Worldwide Caution" alert to warn its citizens overseas to exercise increased caution because of "the increased potential for...

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A skilled and experienced criminal lawyer can make a significant impact on the outcome of your case. They play a vital role in your...

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

The foremost concern expressed by autistic girls and gender diverse young people was the need for greater understanding and support at school, including tailored...

Health & Wellness

With about one in three gender-minority youths changing their gender identity more than once, a study stressed that transitioning gender identities is not associated...

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Childhood maltreatment accounted for 41% of suicide attempts, 35% for cases of self-harm and 21% for depression.

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Meet Kiel, who was assigned female at birth, only to find out he's intersex. He has been facing various challenges - e.g. inability to...

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Jela Jane said her entry into the sex industry was driven by need, which was worsened by her being transgender. "LGBTQIA people like us...

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Rodela was 13 years old when “I felt I was different” because of her external genitalia. A doctor told her everything’s normal; so “normal”...

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Love Affairs

86% of app users claimed that they enjoy facial hair on men as it makes them appear more masculine and mature.

Love Affairs

The poly and ambi kids as well as all the adolescents in the study showed improved mental health after experiencing the accepting environment of...

Love Guides

Phone use is disrupting social interaction and the support couples provide each other in balancing work and family responsibilities.

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POZ

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A medication used to treat diabetes and obesity – and touted on social media for weight loss – can be a powerful weapon against...

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With the law change, people living with HIV can now donate sperm or eggs to family, friends and known recipients as long as they...

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Disney Aguila, co-executive director of Bahaghari Center for SOGIE Research, Education and Advocacy, Inc. (Bahaghari Center), helmed a training of Hearing people who work...

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Older people living with HIV often face stigma related to both their HIV status and age, which can impact their mental health and increase social isolation. Support...

Living History

Living History

The Supreme Court of the Philippines has issued a major ruling on May 8, 2024, declaring “red-tagging” a threat to people’s life, liberty, and security.

Living History

The Supreme Court of the Philippines released a ruling that it is illegal to fire an employee solely for testing positive for HIV. Even...

Features

House Bill No. 9555, or The Cagandahan Law, has been filed in the House of Representatives to simplify the process to change entries in...

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In the House of Representatives, a version of the anti-discrimination bill – the SOGIESC Equality Bill – that eyes to protect the human rights...

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