LGBT Representation in Philippine Congress


I attended a forum sponsored by Rainbow Rights which was about LGBTs possible representation in the upcoming National Elections last March 21. The main speaker was Atty. Luie Tito Guia, a renowned election expert. It was attended by different representatives of LGBT groups in the Philippines and this was also one way to strategize on how the LGBT can be represented in Congress as a party list group.

Atty. Guia gave a brief background on the political set up in the Philippines and the history of the party list representation in Congress. The party list system in the Philippines was made possible through the Republic Act 7941 or the Party List System Act. Continue reading “LGBT Representation in Philippine Congress”

Giving Voice to the PINK Vote

Giving Voice to the PINK Vote

Where: Ishmael Bernal Art Gallery (at the back of UP Cine Adarna/ Film Center, across the lagoon and beside the UP Carillon)
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Atty. Luie Tito F. Guia (a renowned election law expert)

LGBTs must be represented in Congress!

Live Blogging at the BB Gandanghari Blogger Meet Up at Mag:Net High Street

Bebe Gandanghari arrived at mag:net

I am the currently at the Bebe Gandanghari Blogger meet up at Mag:Net High Street. The event is sponsored by P.O.C (Philippine Online Chronicles). Bloggers get the chance to ask questions to her, no holds barred.

She arrived around 4:30 pm. The moment she entered Mag:Net, she stopped to pose for the cameras. Bebe was very warm and already thanked the people. Continue reading “Live Blogging at the BB Gandanghari Blogger Meet Up at Mag:Net High Street”

Valentine Event: Lunduyan ng Sining – Womyn Seranading Womyn

When: February 13, 2009
Where: Mag:Net Cafe Katipunan
Time: 9:00 pm

Lunduyan ng Sining’s Women Serenading Women
(Watch the best femme bands reinvent harana into herana)

This is also in celebration of the first anniversary of Lunduyan ng Sining’s lit folio,
What These Hands Can Do.

with performers:

Al Rio
Blush
Matt
Tao Aves
Flush and the Toilets

Mag:net Katipunan
Feb. 13 2009
9pm onwards

Donation is at P150 with free drink.

Lunduyan Ng Sining’s What These Hands Can Do contributors can come in for free.

Part of the proceeds will be donated to Tara Sentelices’ fund. Let’s help bring Tara home!

Please spread the love.

** from Lunduyan ng Sining’s multiply.