Transgender People in the Rise
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It is without doubt that Philippine transgender community is in the right direction toward gender empowerment, equality and justice. The proliferation of transgender organizations in the country and the slow but steady progress of the awareness of the Filipino people about Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity rights is an indication of human rights progress in the country.
The realization of our goals should not be left to chances but should be proactively executed to shape the future of the next generation.
To know more about us and on how to be a part of the group or to be of help to this organization, go to About Us.
The Association of Transgender Philippines envisions a healthy and empowered transgender community where transgender citizens colorfully and meaningfully live their lives to the fullest guided by rights and justice.
- To actively participate in National and International activities that promote the welfare of transgender men and women .
- To be the leading source of information and development of the transgender community.
- To support and strengthen the creation of local or provincial trangender communities.
- To be the leading centre of Research and Documentation of transgender experience and other related issues.
- To be the center community that provides transgender health - psycho-social, medical, HIV and transgender education.
- To be the centre organization of transgender men and women in the Philippines that provides training, empowerment and community-based service.
PinoyFTM: Transpinoy rising
There exist other transgender-related organizations locally, but what sets PinoyFTM apart is its focus on education over awareness. “Attention and recognition are not the goals we are striving to achieve, but rather to first better equip the community with resources and...
STRAP: A Natural Evolution
When the Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines was founded in 2002, it was a response to the need of an organization to focus on the issues of the transgender community in the Philippines. Eight years on, and STRAP has established itself as a force to be...
Go down and know the different transgender organizations in the Philippines and learn their advocacies, activities and their people. Their facebook fan pages are provided for your reference. In addition, this gives us the idea of visions and missions.
There are other transgender...
PinoyFTM is a transgender rights advocacy group established in 2011, working towards the betterment of life for transgender men of the Philippines through education and awareness.
PinoyFTM aims to:
1. Be a source of reliable and accurate information about...
Go down to learn more about transgenders men and women of the Philippines who have made a difference in the transgender community in the country.
"The main need is trans education and empowerment, many TS pinays still consider themselves as gay men. It is ok if that's really what they believe, but based on first hand experiences, this is what they believe in because they/the society don't know the concept of transgender", explains Adri...
Aloha Filipina realized that “in the Philippines, being a transgender is a lifetime battle,” she said. As such, “when I can, I must do something to help others.”
PHOTO COURTESY OF ALOHA FILIPINA
Having been raised in Germany, transpinay Aloha Filipina said she was not really as exposed to (as...
Ar Con felt the urge of providing a safe place for Filipino Transgender men…. Thus, the creation of PinoyFTM came into being. He thought that this will “serve as a venue to share life stories of people with transgender experience without fear of discrimination, as well as, to...
“Whenever I break someone's stereotype of who a transwoman is and what she should be, I feel happy. And I always try to strive to be a positive and empowered image of a transpinay”, says Charlize Williams, incumbent Secretary of the Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines.
Deiniel C.: Passionate advocacy
Deiniel C. traces his becoming a transgender advocate sometime in August 2012, when he helped in the formation of TransMan Pilipinas (TMP), a group that offers support to other transmen in the Philippines, and – on a more macro scale – attempts to educate the...
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Terms Usually Used
A.T.P - Association of Transgender Philippines
Transpinoy - Transgender man
Transpinay - Transgender woman
SRS- Sex Reassignment Surgery
GID - Gender Identity Disorder