As it is slated to host Metro Manila’s 20th Pride, Task Force Pride (TFP) Philippines, the official convener of the annual Pride festival in Metro Manila, claimed that it is “stripping down to the core of the struggle for equality and non-discrimination” by highlighting LOVE.
The Pride parade for 2014 is scheduled on December 6 in Malate, City of Manila.
Themed “Come Out for Love Kasi Pag-ibig Pa Rin (Come Out For Love Because It’s Still All About Love)”, this year’s celebration is said to be “a reminder of the love and passion that started and sustained 20 years of taking to the streets for the recognition and respect of LGBT lives as human lives,” according to Loreen Ordoño of the communications and campaigns committee of this year’s organizing core group.
“It is also a celebration of, and an invitation for families, friends, and supporters of LGBT people to claim Metro Manila Pride as a safe space to voice their support for the community, for the LGBT human rights advocacy, and for the people they love and march with every year,” Ordoño added.
TFP calls on everyone to spread the word to their friends, family, and colleagues to also “come out for love” by participating in the various official Metro Manila Pride activities. The network of LGBT organizations and individuals also called for those who are interested to register as volunteers.
Volunteer registration is available HERE.
More information about Metro Manila Pride 2014 is available at www.metromanilapride.com; and www.facebook.com/metromanilapride. Else, follow the 20th Pride via Twitter (@MMPride_), Instagram (http://instagram.com/metromanilapride); or through hashtags #MetroManilaPride #ComeOutforLove #PagIbigParin #dec6.