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  1. Transgender heads UP student body
    University of the Philippines students in Diliman voted Gabriel “Heart” Diño (second from right) as the first transgender chairperson of the university student council. Diño and USC councilor winner Pat Bringas (right) are members of UP Babaylan, ...
  2. [Events] The Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines turns 10
    The Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines (STRAP), the pioneer support group and human rights advocacy organization of transpinays ...

    On March 5th - 9th STRAP will hold a photo exhibit, shot by renown photographer Nicollo Cosme, at the Law School of the Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU) Professional Schools in cooperation with the Ateneo Human Rights Center’s Women’s Desk.

    In April, STRAP will hold a social responsibility activity to benefit a charity of their choice.

    STRAP’s 10th year anniversary celebrations culminate with the 2nd Sybil Awards on 19 May 2012. The Sybil Awards is named after one incarnation of the Great Mother, a goddess whose worship dates back to the Stone Age. STRAP’s Sybil awards honor individuals, organizations, establishments, activities, programs, and other entities that, in their own way, promote the equality, acceptance, empowerment and dignity of transgender Filipinos.

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  3. Lawmakers to address concern of transgender on Clerical Error Law
    Yahoo! Philippines News (blog)
    Nicole, being a transsexual (ie, a person who identifies one's self as a member of the opposite sex and who is in the process of sexual reassignment), will not be allowed to make such changes in his birth certificate under the two pending bills...