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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Already under fire for alleged plagiarism for his speech attacking the Reproductive Health (RH) bill, senator and actor Tito Sotto is now the target of criticism from the country’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. According to reports, Sotto is demanding the removal of sexual orientation…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com The news of a 19-year old teenager scalded with boiling water by his own father after the latter found out that he is gay proves just how Philippine society remains intolerant, nay, ignorant of the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT). Even as the father has been charged…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA –Eighty five countries across the globe issued a joint statement at the United Nations Human Rights Council urging states to end violence, criminal sanctions and related human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender. The Joint Statement was delivered by Colombia on March 22 during the general…

By KIMBERLIE OLMAYA NGABIT-QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community of Cordillera rallied behind Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño, calling for the enactment of an anti-discrimination law. Lesbians for National Democracy (Lesbond) and Progressive Organizations of Gays-Metro Baguio (Progay) recently called on all LGBTs…