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LGBT continues to demand for equality

in PHILIPPINES, 13/07/2013

Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgenders (LGBT) continue to demand for stronger human rights protection, equality and an end to discrimination during the Baguio Pride Network (BPN) 7th Annual Baguio Pride Parade, July 1.

Around a hundred lesbian, gay, and transgender (LGBT) activists and their supporters marched at Baguio City’s central business district during the annual Pride Parade last June 30. Most of them wore rainbow tambo head dress to symbolize the need for unity, like stalks on a broomstick, to be strong and effective to sweep away homophobia and violence.

Threats of torrential rain brought about by the tropical cyclone Gorio failed to deter the spirits of the annual parade of LGBT rights advocates in the city wherein around 100 LGBTS and supporters in colorful headdresses made from tiger grass, and colorful costumes marched from session road down to Malcolm square where a short program was held.

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