Entry #429: LGBT discrimination in Philippines

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RegionPhilippines
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusIllegal in some contexts
Start DateSep 16, 2003
End Datenow
DescriptionThere are some local discrimination protections for LGBT people. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill pending nationwide.
Sourceshttp://www.towleroad.com/2014/09/philippine-province-among-first-in-country-to-ban-lgbt-discrimination.html http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/cebu-first-city-philippines-approve-anti-discrimination-law181012 http://discreetmagazine.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-anti-discrimination-ordinance-of_24.html
Reports (2)
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Newer law has been passed "The Philippines does not have any form of full and formally enforced protections for LGBTQ+ people. Though some regions have the law but it isn't widely enforced and majority of Philippine provinces don't have any legal anti discrimination policies "


Revision History (4)

Deleted by chae

Old Value New Value (Current)
Value(REMOVED)Illegal in some contexts

Revision by chae

Old Value New Value
ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
NoteThere are no nation-wide discrimination protections for LGBT people.

On October 17, 2012, Cebu City approved an anti-discrimination policy.

On September 25, 2014, Philippine province, Agusan del Norte, passed an anti-discrimination ordinance that protects people irrespective of their sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.
There are some local discrimination protections for LGBT people. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill pending nationwide.
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There are no nation-wide discrimination protections for LGBT people. On October 17, 2012, Cebu City approved an anti-discrimination policy. On September 25, 2014, Philippine province, Agusan del Norte, passed an anti-discrimination ordinance that protects people irrespective of their sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. some local discrimination protections for LGBT people. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill pending nationwide.

Revision by danlev

Old Value New Value
Start Date(NONE)Sep 16, 2003
Reports (4)
  • All information is correct, just adding sources "Davao City has gender and development code since 1997 and on February 2013, Davao City approved Anti-discrimination policy. "
  • Newer law has been passed "SOGIE Equality Bill"
  • Status is not correct "SOGIE BILL. Table is not updated"
  • Status is not correct

Revision by danlev

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueIllegalNo protections
Start DateOct 17, 2012(NONE)
End DateSep 26, 2013(NONE)
Noteapplicable only to Cebu CityThere are no nation-wide discrimination protections for LGBT people.

On October 17, 2012, Cebu City approved an anti-discrimination policy.

On September 25, 2014, Philippine province, Agusan del Norte, passed an anti-discrimination ordinance that protects people irrespective of their sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.
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applicable only to Cebu City There are no nation-wide discrimination protections for LGBT people. On October 17, 2012, Cebu City approved an anti-discrimination policy. On September 25, 2014, Philippine province, Agusan del Norte, passed an anti-discrimination ordinance that protects people irrespective of their sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.
Sourceshttp://discreetmagazine.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-anti-discrimination-ordinance-of_24.htmlhttp://www.towleroad.com/2014/09/philippine-province-among-first-in-country-to-ban-lgbt-discrimination.html
http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/cebu-first-city-philippines-approve-anti-discrimination-law181012
http://discreetmagazine.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-anti-discrimination-ordinance-of_24.html
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http://discreetmagazine.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-anti-discrimination-ordinance-of_24.html http://www.towleroad.com/2014/09/philippine-province-among-first-in-country-to-ban-lgbt-discrimination.html http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/cebu-first-city-philippines-approve-anti-discrimination-law181012 http://discreetmagazine.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-anti-discrimination-ordinance-of_24.html

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