Pride is for all of us. For those who paved the way, for those forced to live in the dark, for those no longer with us, and for those who will march long after we have gone.
But as we grow bigger and as inequalities and human rights violations persist, Pride needs to be more about the most vulnerable among us.
PRIDE IS ROOTED IN PROTEST. IT MEANS “FIGHT BACK”.
Pride is not merely a celebration of our community—it is a protest against the status quo..
It is a place to express dissent against injustice and oppression; a chance for us to uphold our human rights and that of other minorities.
PRIDE IS SOLIDARITY IN ACTION.
At Metro Manila Pride, we stand together with all who are oppressed, from across the Philippines, to minorities the world over. Arms linked, we resist the roll back of human rights: not just the delay of the SOGIE equality bill, but all injustices against Filipino minorities.
When we came #HereTogether, we created a safe space where everyone can uplift one another, educate each other, and find support in the community—empowering 25,000 to #RiseUpTogether.
But standing strong and standing up for who we are is just the beginning. Together, we must act.
This year, with the strength of all our colors—different but united in a common goal—we #ResistTogether. ✊🌈
2019 Metro Manila Pride March and Festival
29 June 2019
Marikina Sports Center, Marikina City
#ResistTogether ✊🌈 Theme art and animation by Nowy Aratan
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