23rd February 2015
Not guilty plea entered for US marine charged for murder of trans woman 1
8:25 AM — A not guilty plea has been entered in the Philippines on behalf of the US marine charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
4th February 2015
Video game tournament wants to limit teams to one gay player each 9
2:28 PM — An Asian video game company has apologised - after planning to limit teams to one LGBT player each during a tournament.
26th January 2015
Owner of Vietnamese Attitude Magazine arrested as part of gambling ring
1:48 PM — Among ten people who were arrested in Ho Chi Min suspected of running an illegal gambling ring was the owner of Attitude Magazine's Vietnamese franchise.
16th January 2015
Pope Francis: Same-sex marriage ‘disfigures God’s plan for creation’ 242
5:56 PM — Pope Francis has attacked same-sex marriage, saying those who support it are attempting "redefine the very institution of marriage".
15th December 2014
Murder charges filed against US marine in death of transgender woman 4
10:22 AM — Murder charges were filed on Monday by prosecutors in the Philippines against a US marine in the death of a transgender woman.
26th October 2014
Fiancé of murdered Filipino trans woman ‘rushed to hospital’ 3
5:55 PM — The German fiancé of a transgender woman who was murdered in the Philippines has reportedly been rushed to hospital.
23rd October 2014
Candlelight vigil held in US for murdered Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude 1
11:04 AM — A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco recently calling for justice over the Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude, who is believed to have been murdered by a US marine.
18th October 2014
Philippines: US ‘will ensure justice is served’ after Marine charged with murder of trans woman 1
11:54 AM — The US Military says it will comply with a subpoena, after a Marine was charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
17th October 2014
Former Glee star: My soul is male, but I’m not transitioning 14
3:15 PM — Former Glee actress Charice Pempengco has said she considers her "soul" to be male - but isn't transgender.
Philippines: German fiancé of murdered trans woman makes plans to attend funeral
10:42 AM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman is planning to go to the Philippines to attend her funeral.
15th October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of transgender woman 25
6:16 PM — A US Marine has been charged with the murder of a Filipino transgender woman in Olongapo.
12th October 2014
Philippines: Trans woman found murdered in Olongapo 9
3:10 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in the city of Olongapo.
2nd October 2014
Philippines: Quezon City passes law banning anti-gay discrimination 3
3:31 PM — Philippines' largest city Quezon has approved ordinance that bans anti-gay discrimination.
2nd July 2014
Philippines: Nearly 20,000 new cases of HIV since 1984 1
3:14 PM — 495 new cases of HIV/AIDS were reported in the Philippines in May, bumping this year's new cases up to 2,320.
11th June 2014
Philippines: 15 children found working at gay bar 6
2:43 PM — Fifteen children who were working at a gay bar in the Philippines have been detained by authorities.
12th May 2014
UN study finds gays increasingly accepted in Philippines, but hate crimes remain a threat 5
12:15 PM — A study backed by the UN has found that while LGBT people have become more accepted in the Philippines, discrimination still persists.
6th October 2013
Philippines: Lawmaker files bill for LGBT desks in police stations to combat anti-gay killings 1
1:16 PM — A Philippines Congresswoman has filed a bill seeking to reform police responsibility to anti-gay hate crimes by placing LGBT desks in every police station.
9th August 2013
Philippines: Lawmaker seeks to ban same-sex adultery but says he is not anti-gay 5
11:13 AM — A Philippines House of Representatives member has filed a bill that would criminalise married people who cheat on their partners with a person of the same-sex, but said he not anti-gay and just wanted to see everyone treated equally.
1st August 2013
Philippines: Archbishop agrees with Pope Francis about judging others, but says that gay people must ‘behave’ 37
2:20 PM — Archbishop-emeritus Oscar Cruz has said he agrees with Pope Francis that gay people should not be judged, but also urged they should avoid actions that would make them "laughing stocks".
4th June 2013
Glee star Charice Pempengco comes out as gay in TV interview 3
12:41 AM — Former Glee star Charice Pempengco, has come out as a lesbian during a recent television interview on a talk show in the Phillipines.