By Patrick King Pascual, VERA Files
Quezon City as the gay capital just like San Francisco and Amsterdam?
Why not, if what Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte wants would be achieved.
“We want Quezon City to champion when it comes to practicing the rights of the LGBTs,” Belmonte said during a summit for the LGBTs organized by the Quezon City government in partnership with the University of the Philippines' Center for Women's Studies.
The summit was to promote awareness and strengthen the rights of the LGBTs in Quezon City. LGBT stand for Lesbians, Gays, Bi-sexual, Transgender.
“The primary objective of the summit is to gather the concerns of LGBTs from different teams and representations from different districts which will be submitted to the office of the Vice Mayor of Quezon City. They will study and use the data to amend the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance," BJ Eco, project coordinator of Quezon City LGBT Summit said.
It was on September 16, 2003 when the Anti-DiscriminationRead More »from Envisioning Quezon City as gay capital just like San Francisco