[In the news] Miriam Quiambao’s apology fails to quell Twitter row with LGBT community -InterAksyon.com

Miriam Quiambao‘s apology fails to quell Twitter row with LGBT community
by Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com
May 1, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – Actress and former beauty queen Miriam Quiambao has apologized for sparking another Twitter ruckus with a series of comments deemed offensive by the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community.

But the controversy rages on as other personalities and celebrities have joined the fray.

Activist, TV personality, and Manila maven Carlos Celdran on Monday tweeted this scathing response: “When did you become a freakshow? Dahell? Didn’t see this one coming. Wow. You need help, woman.”

Already in trouble with the LGBT sector after taking exception to the Miss Universe Organization’s policy of accepting transgenders in the pageant just three weeks ago, Miriam courted controversy anew after a guest appearance on Boy Abunda’s talk show “The Bottomline” Saturday night on ABS-CBN in which she was quoted as saying, “Homosexuality is not the one that makes you a sinner. Actually, sexual immorality is what makes you a sinner.”

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