Heroes Hall, Malacañan Palace
December 17, 2019

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomed the officers and members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pilipinas, Inc. in a thanksgiving gathering at the Heroes Hall in Malacañan Palace.

During the event, the President administered the oath-taking of its officers, headed by National Chairperson Faustino ‘Bubsie’ Sabarez III. A song number was also performed by Ms. Sephy Francisco, a Filipino transwoman who joined the ‘X-Factor UK’ and apprared in the original franchise of South Korea’s ‘I Can See Your Voice’ in 2018.

According to the group’s Facebook page, LGBT Pilipinas is a non-government organization (NGO) that is among the prime movers of the Anti-Discrimination Act or the ‘Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill’.

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