TransMan Pilipinas has just conducted its second symposium/general meeting yesterday, January 12, 2013. The meeting was to empower its members by discussing issues and topics related to advocacy and gender rights.
The said meeting was attended by Vice-President (STRAP), Kate Montecarlo who discussed Sexuality, Advocacy and Empowerment to the group and Ladlad Partylist first congressional nominee, Bemz Benedicto who shared the vision of Ladlad to the LGBT community and its legislative priorities for the improvement of this marginalized group. While Professor Yuko Higashi from Osaka Prefecture University gave the group a brief overview of the transmen and the evolution of transmen group in Japan. Board of Trustee, Santy Layno, was also present to grace the event and supported the group.
Games for fun and filing of membership forms to add structure to the organization were part of the agenda too.
Association of Transgenders in the Philippines