Transgender rights are human rights
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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 People in the Philippines (ATP) 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.
Transgender Guild of Negros, a chapter of ATP in Bacolod City, is composed of transgender men and women. It is a support group and is in its infancy stage in activism.
ATP - Quezon City Chapter is a support group of transgender men and women in Quezon City. ATP Quezon City is identified as the strongest chapter of ATP due to its involvement in advocacy and activism of ATP.
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...
TransMan Pilipinas is a support group of Transgender Men in the Philippines.
Welcome to TransMan Pilipinas (TMP)! We're glad you found us.
TransMan Piilipinas is a group for transmen community in
It is a safe place to express...
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.
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...
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...
“Discrimination, hate, violence and harassment,” that people of transgender experience suffer urged Deiniel to think of coming up with something that “protects” them.
“Coming out”, considered as his greatest achievement, was the first step he thought,“I didn't want to depend on...
Joshen Manuel is one of the 7 founding members of TransMan Pilipinas. He said that brotherhood is the reason why the group was created. He added, “We share our experiences and knowledge as Filipino Transmen. We want to be accepted and recognized by the Philippine...
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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