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Filipino gays more concerned about discrimination

Filipino gay groups say they have to overcome discrimination first before gunning for same-sex marriage legislation in the face of  stern Church opposition that, according to a retired bishop, “God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Adam, nor Eve and Eve.”\n

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30th June 2013 09:03

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

The groups hailed Wednesday’s US Supreme Court ruling affirming the legality of same-sex marriage in the United States, but clarified that they were not yet pushing for such unions in the Philippines.

They said they were more interested in lobbying the upcoming 16th Congress to pass a law that would ban discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender (LGBTs).

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