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Will PH lawmakers allow gay marriage?

in PHILIPPINES, 30/06/2013

Inspired by the win of gay rights in the United States, a group said equality in marriages will also help end discrimination and hate crimes against LGBTs (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) in the Philippines.

In a statement, Engenderights Executive Director Clara Rita Padilla said she hopes the LGBT community’s win the Supreme Court of the United States will also be celebrated here.

“Enacting a law that provides equality in marriage and divorce is one step towards ending discrimination and hate crimes against LGBTs. It is an important step towards a humane and just society where people respect the rights of others,” she said.

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