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Cebu Anti-Discrimination Ordinance pushed

April 23, 2012

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CEBU City may be the first city in the country to have a policy against the discrimination of minority sectors of the society with the proposed Anti-Discrimination Ordinance. City Councilor Alvin Dizon said they are currently holding consultations with different sectors on the proposed Anti-Discrimination Ordinance. The proposed ordinance he said not only cover lesbians, […]

Lesbians, gays group seeks city sector rep

March 5, 2012

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THE community of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) are seeking sectoral representation that will push for the community’s empowerment in Cebu City. Magdalena Robinson, 27, president of the Cebu Rainbow LGBT, said even with a tolerant society in Cebu City, it’s inevitable that their sector would still remain a “laughingstock” to many people. “We […]

Ladlad slams attacks against gays

November 6, 2011

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BE open minded towards the transgender community in Cebu. Professor Danton Remoto, founder and chairperson emeritus of Ladlad party-list, made this call to Cebuanos after last month’s drive-by pellet shooting attacks in Cebu City leaving two homosexual men injured in Cebu City. Remoto said that most Filipinos including Cebuanos were considered “conservative” in their attitude […]

Police probe ‘attack’ on gays

October 14, 2011

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CEBU City police are investigating a series of drive-by shootings that target homosexuals on the street. At least three incidents were reported since Saturday night involving a group of unidentified car-riding men who used air guns that fire pellets instead of slugs. A certain Jeffrey said he was talking to another homosexual outside a subdivision […]