Seven provinces prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Grave Scandal. The law passed by the Marawi City Council also bans skintight blue jeans, tube tops and other skimpy attire. A survey showed that a minority of Filipinos favor same-sex marriages.
One account states that within 4 years, 8 of the closest LGBT friends of a Marawi transwoman were gunned down in the city. Pink News. We reserve the right to exclude comments which are inconsistent with our editorial standards. Silliman University.
Politicians can get away with restricting the rights of a minority, because they do not fear significant public pushback on the issue.
On the other hand, studies have shown that the integration of the LGBT community into the economic system yields a higher income for the country. Retrieved September 5, I said, thank you Jesus!