Manila, Philippines

Solidarity & Equality in Diversity

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride March 2002 is the culminating activity for June -- the Filipino LGBT community’s official Pride Month. It is an annual event that shows pride and beauty in diversity. Every year, lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders and other organizations and individuals gather at the heart of Malate, Manila to promote positive LGBT visibility. It is a colorful affair of sounds and sights that has for this year’s theme: "Halo-halo, Pare-pareho, Pantay-pantay."

All Thursdays of June
Twist! at Wherelse?
June 1
Bring Your Own (BYO) Wine Party (8pm)
June 8
LeAP! Grand 9-Ball Billiards Tournament (2-7pm)
June 12
The Truth Shall Set You Free (3-5pm)
June 13
Halo-halo Fiesta Para Sa Media, Pride Month 2002 press launch (9am)
June 14
Kita-Kits! Party and Pride March Orientation (6:30pm)
June 14
Live Out Loud Party
June 15
(No to) Black and Blue Basic Self-Defense for Women (2-4pm)
June 15
STD (Sex Talk Dear), Puwede ba? (3pm)
June 15
Gabi ng Ganda at Galing (8pm)
June 16
Ms. U Bowling Pageant 2002 (1pm)
June 18
Opening of Songs from the Soul exhibit by Maita Beltran (until June 20)
June 19
Opening of MEN+MEN exhibition (until June 26)
June 22
Film Screening at Titus Brandsma Center (1pm)
June 22
(No to) Black and Blue Basic Self-Defense for Gay Men (2-4pm)
June 22
Why are There Few Printed Material on Filipino Homosexuality? (3pm)
June 22
LaDiDykes (7pm)
June 22
June 23
Queer Pride Mass and Mass Wedding
June 26
Launch of Bongga Ka 'Day! Pinoy Gay Quotes to Live By (9 pm)
June 29
LGBT PRIDE MARCH. Registration at 1pm, March at 3pm
June 29
Post-Pride March Cultural Program (7pm)
June 29
White Party (10pm)
July 13
Pride Party 2002 (TBA)