Ladlad, the world’s first and only political party for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Filipinos.
Our members are LGBT individuals and organizations and/or our heterosexual supporters.
In Filipino, “magladlad” means to unfurl the cape that used to cover one’s body as a shield. It means to come out of the closet, to assert one’s human rights as equal to that of the next Filipino.
LADLAD will run as Partylist in the May 13, 2013 midterm elections.
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OUR MISSION is to protect and promote human rights and access to justice of LGBTs. To raise awareness and sensitize Philippine society about LGBT issues and concerns. To address health issues and concerns of LGBTs. To initiate economic and social support projects for LGBTs, especially those marginalized. OUR SOCIETAL VISION is a society free from gender and sexuality-based oppression, prejudice, discrimination and stereotyping. OUR ORGANIZATIONAL VISION, Ladlad Partylist is an inclusive, sustainable, and responsive national LGBT organization that endeavors to consolidate, empower, strengthen and represent the LGBT community.
LGBT PARTY HAILS THE VICTORY OF MS. HEART DIÑO AND ALEX CASTRO
Partylist hailed the election of Ms. Heart Diño as the first transgender
Chairperson of the University Student Council (USC) in the University of the
Philippines (UP) – Diliman.
Danton Remoto, the newly installed Chairperson of Ladlad said the victory of
Ms. Diño shows that the horizon of one’s dreams is infinite, whether one is
lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
power to lead has been transferred to the capable hands of a transgender
leader,” said Remoto. “We applaud this historic moment and congratulate her achievement,”
Party also lauds the election of Alex Castro, a bisexual woman, as the Vice
Chairperson of the UP Diliman USC.
hopes that this is the start of a new diversity that will emerge in mainstream
politics. Remoto disclosed that the first nominee of Ladlad is a transgender
first nominee is Ms. Bemz Benedito. If we are lucky, it would be another milestone
for the LGBT community if she becomes the first transgender Partylist
Representative to be elected” Remoto said.
The political party for lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender Filipinos will run as partylist in the 2013 midterm elections.