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.

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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.



26/12/2013 04:32

Transgender Guild of Negros - ATP Bacolod Chapter

  Facebook: 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.    
31/10/2013 05:29

ATP - Quezon City Chapter

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.   Facebook:
25/01/2013 08:40

A.T.P. - Transgender Organizations in the Philippines

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...
13/01/2013 18:55

TransMan Pilipinas

  About TransMan Pilipinas is a support group of Transgender Men in the Philippines.   Mission Welcome to TransMan Pilipinas (TMP)! We're glad you found us. TransMan Piilipinas is a group for transmen community in the Philippines. It is a safe place to express...


11/01/2013 12:31

Kate Montecarlo - Transpinay

Kate Montecarlo agrees with what Aristotle had said that "Excellence is not just an act but a habit for, we are what we repeatedly do".   To Kate, excellence is not a piece of a thing to be won for one single time but "something that is consistently earned out of the passion of the...
25/02/2013 15:35

Kaye Candaza - Transpinay

Kaye Candaza, who has been an active transgender/gender activist since 2008, feels a need to help other transgender women to realize their needs and attain their human rights since she herself is a victim of abuse, “I was abused by my father, abandoned by my family because I am...
27/02/2013 20:46

Michelle Jhoie Ferraris - LGBT Advocate

Michelle Jhoie Ferraris: Creating awareness Michelle Jhoie Ferraris decided to live in the Philippines for good almost two years ago, which was when she was elected as the president of United Gay Power Movement. And with the strong presence of the group, Angeles City has become LGBT-friendly in...
29/09/2013 14:03

Miguel Gabe De Leon - Transpinoy

"I have a very supportive people around me and I am always blessed and thankful," says Miguel Gabe De Leon, Board Member of ATP and Public Relations Officer of TMP, as he justified his decision to come out and realized of having  no reason to remain "stealth".   "I’m done pretending....
22/01/2013 14:11

Nil Orera Nodalo - Transman/transpinoy

  “Come out and speak up”, is what Nil Orera Nodalo, Vice-Chairman of TransMan Pilipinas, advises to all transgender men/transpinoys in the Philippines.  “If we will not do it today, when will be the right time?” Nil casts his Socratic question challenging Filipino transmen. “By saying...
11/01/2013 12:41

Sass Sasot

Since 2001, Sass has dedicated herself to the LGBT Rights movement in the Philippines, most specifically to issues of gender identity and freedom of gender expression. She started giving discussions on transgender rights and issues in a public park in Manila; and afterwards, she had several...


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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  

Association of Transgender People in the Philippines (ATP)

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