MUJER-LGBT Organization: Confronting LGBT-related stigma and discrimination in Zamboanga

When the MUJER-LGBT Organization was established on September 25, 2015, it was mainly because “we wanted to combat the stigma and discrimination linked with HIV and AIDS,” said Alvin Toni Gee Fernandez, who now helms the group. But the impetus soon grew to not only focus on HIV and AIDS, but even other LGBT-related stigma and discrimination.