By Michael L. Tan
What did I get into? I wondered as I planned today’s column, a continuation of my discussion of the phrase “LGBT-QCI” being used now by some people in gender advocacy organizations.
By Ryan del Rosario
I used to think it wasn’t. Like it wasn’t important for a heterosexual boy hitting puberty to come out to his parents and say, “Hey, I think I like girls.” But I decided to “officially” come out this year, anyway; I am 29 and independent, and I felt that I had better get it over with.
I’m a member of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community. I’ve watched out for every piece of news on the murder of transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, allegedly committed by US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton.
By Ma. Ceres P. Doyo
The Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States will again be put to the test with the killing of Jeffrey/Jennifer Laude, a transgender, as media reports describe him/her.
By Marc Batac
I once resolved that I do not and will not subscribe to labels because they are flawed, misleading, and often disempowering, but today I declare that I am what the patriarchy categorizes as “gay.”