[From the web] LGBT groups press Aquino gov’t: Comply with treaties before UN human rights review -thephilippinelgbthatecrimewatch.blogspot.com

LGBT groups press Aquino gov’t: Comply with treaties before UN human rights review source: thephilippinelgbthatecrimewatch.blogspot.com GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists submitted to the United Nations two scathing reports on the human rights violations against LGBT people in the Philippines. In the first report titled “The Status of LGBT Rights in…

[Press Release] PALEA decries PAL’s harassment of protest camp

The Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) decried the management of Philippine Airlines (PAL) for its continuing harassment of the protest camp outside the In-Flight Center (IFC) along MIA Road. “Two weeks before yesterday’s daybreak attack on the PALEA campout, PAL management started engaging in dirty tricks to harass the hundreds of members staying at the…

[People] Comparative Study of the WITNESS PROTECTION PROGRAMMES of Canada, South Africa and the Philippines – by Dr. Renato Mabunga

(This is a shortened version of the research commissioned by the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (AMRSP) to provide guidance and make better its Sanctuary Program. This is an exposé of selected countries Witness Protection Programmes (WPP) in an attempt to draw some lessons to further protection of witnesses and their families…

[From the web] Phil.Assoc. of Psychologists on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

Source: http://germainetrittle86.multiply.com/journal Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Filipinos continue to experience stigma, prejudice and discrimination in Philippine society. This stigma is manifested in actions such as: bullying, teasing and harassment of LGBT children and adolescents in families, schools and communities; media portrayal of LGBTs as frivolous, untrustworthy and even dangerous or predatory; denying transgender…