Our Mission. Our Vision

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.

Friday, September 14, 2012

JANUARY - JULY 2012 LADLAD ACCOMPLISHMENT REPORT

We would like to report what we have accomplished from January to July 2012.

Thank you.

    INTERNAL MEETINGS:

13 January 2012 - Execom meeting; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito, Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Ivanka Custodio, Ms. Ira Briones, Mr. Gabe Pavico, Ms. Mj Yap, Ms. Santy Layno, Mr. Dexter Macaldo, Mr. Edmond Osorio,  Rev. Ceejay Agbayani, and Mr. Jay Espinosa

16 February 2012 - Ladlad EXECOM meeting; Sir Boy’s Food Republique, Quezon City
Present were Mr. Boy Abunda, Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, Atty. Raymond Alikpala, Mr. Cris Lopera, Ms. Malu Marin, Mr. Jeff Lacaba, Mr. Gabe Pavico, Ms. Ira Briones, Ms. Mae Hernandez, Mr. Dexter Macaldo, Mr. Edmond Osorio, Atty. Virginia Viray, Atty. Germaine Leonin, Rev. Ceejay Agbayani, and Mr. Jay Espinosa

29 February 2012 - Ladlad Board of Trustees’ Oath-taking and Election / Appointment of Officers; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito, Prof. Danton Remoto, Mr. Edmond Osorio, Mr. Dexter Macaldo, Ms. Santy Layno, Ms. Ivanka Custodio, and Rev. Ceejay Agbayani

06 March 2012 - Meeting regarding Worldwide LGBT Civil Rights March planning; Treehouse, Quezon City
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito, Prof. Danton Remoto, Mr. Dexter Macaldo, Mr. Marlon Lacsamana, Mr. Reighben Labilles, and Ms. Ira Briones

15 March 2012 - 1st National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito, Prof. Danton Remoto, Mr. Edmond         Osorio, Mr. Dexter Macaldo, Ms. Ivy Hapitan, Atty. Raymond Alikpala, Mr. Raffy Aquino, and Ms. Santy Layno

29 March 2012 - 2nd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City.
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito, Prof. Danton Remoto, Mr. Dexter Macaldo, Ms. Ivanka Custodio, Ms. Ivy Hapitan, Mr. Gabe Pavico, Ms. Santy Layno, and Atty. Raymond Alikpala

27 May 2012 - Meeting on Comelec requirements for the filing of manifestation of intent to participate in the 2013 elections; Jay-Jay’s Restaurant, Quezon City
Present were: Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

31 May 2012 - 3rd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting at Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito, Prof. Danton Remoto, Mr. Dexter Macaldo, Atty. Raymond Alikpala, and Ms. Ivy Hapitan

01 July 2012 - 4th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito, Prof. Danton Remoto, Mr. Edmond Osorio, Mr. Dexter Macaldo, Ms. Ivy Hapitan, Atty. Raymond Alikpala, Mr. Raffy Aquino, Ms. Ivanka Custodio, and Ms. Santy

Layno.

12 July 2012 - 5th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City.
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito, Prof. Danton Remoto, Mr. Edmond Osorio, Mr. Dexter Macaldo, Ms. Santy Layno, Ms. Ivy Hapitan, Ms. Ivanka Custodio, and Atty. Raymond Alikpala


   EXTERNAL MEETINGS:

14 January 2012 - Meeting on Philippine longest rainbow flag project of Rev. Ceejay Agbayani; Metropolitan Community Church Chapel, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

21 January 2012 - Task Force Pride General Assembly; Metropolitan Community Church Quezon City Chapel, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

21 January 2012 - Ladlad Membership Committee Meeting; Kozui Bar, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito and Mr. Dexter Macaldo  

23 January 2012 - Meeting with Atty. Virginia Viray regarding Ladlad COMELEC rules; Starbucks, Shangri-la Mall, EDSA.
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio

11 February 2012 - Meeting with Ladlad COMELEC in preparation to the 2012 National Convention of Ladlad Partylist; Starbucks, Greenbelt, Makati.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito and Mr. Edmond Osorio

06 March 2012 - Meeting regarding the Worldwide LGBT Civil Rights March; Treehouse, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, Mr. Dexter Macaldo

21 March 2012 - Meeting with U.S. filmmakers Johnny Simons and Leo Chiang for their documentary film for Ladlad Partylist; Starbucks, Cubao, Quezon City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito & Mr. Dexter Macaldo

13 June 2012 - Lunch meeting with Senator Chiz Escudero regarding Senate Bill 3113, on the correction of clerical records of transgenders; Mario’s Restaurant, Tomas Morato, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, Ms. Rica        Paras, and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

16 July 2012 - Meeting with the bookkeeper, Ms. Daisy Talla, regarding Ladlad’s SEC registration; Robinsons Galleria, Mandaluyong City.
Represented by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

16 July 2012 - Meeting with Atty. Gregorio Larrazabal and pick up the Comelec resolution at his law firm.
Represented by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

28 July 2012 - Task Force Pride meeting, Amnesty International Office, Quezon City
Represented by Mr. Dexter Macaldo


    MEDIA FORUM:

18 April 2012 - Fernandina Media Forum on “The acceptance of transgender women in the Miss Universe Pageant”; Club Filipino, Greenhills, San Juan City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito, with the assistance of Mr. Dexter Macaldo


    INTERVIEWS (TV, Radio, Print, Online and with Students):

05 January 2012 - Interviewed by Saksi and Unang Hirit of GMA NEWS regarding a gay son who suffered severe burns after his father scalded him with boiling water in Nueva Vizcaya
Represented by Atty. Germaine Leonin

06 January 2012 - Interviewed by Reel Time of GMA 7 on hate crimes focusing on LGBTs.
Represented by Atty. Germaine Leonin

10 January 2012 - Interviewed by State of the Nation (SONA) of GMA News TV and Saksi of GMA 7 on same-sex marriage; GMA Network, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

11 January 2012 - Interviewed by 24 Oras of GMA 7 on same-sex marriage; GMA Network, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

12 January 2012 - Interviewed by Unang Hirit of GMA 7 on Same-Sex Marriage; GMA Network, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

12 January 2012 - interviewed by Ms. Kara David on News To Go, GMA News TV on same- sex marriage and other LGBT issues; GMA Network, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

20 January 2012 - Interviewed in “Mismo” at DZMM hosted by Mr. Joebert Sucaldito for the promotion of Rainbow Run; ABS-CBN, Quezon City
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio & Mr. Dexter Macaldo

22 January 2012 - Interviewed in “Healing Galing” at Radyo Singko 92.3 News FM for the promotion of Rainbow Run; TV5, Quezon City
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio and Mr. Dexter Macaldo.

03 February 2012 - Interviewed by the Computer Science majors students of Ateneo de Manila University for their Political Science class on the struggles of Ladlad Partylist and LGBT Filipinos; Bo’s Coffee, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

05 February 2012 - Interviewed by Reporter’s Notebook at GMA 7 on hate crimes and other LGBT issues; Eco Park, Quezon City.
Represented by Atty. Germaine Leonin

11 February 2012 - Interviewed by Assumption College students on hate crimes and  discrimination cases onLGBTs in the Philippines; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

11 February 2012 - Phone-patched interview by Mr. Ernie Amascual of DYVL-Tacloban City on same-sex marriage.
Represented by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

13 February 2012 - Interviewed by “Tunay na Buhay” of GMA 7 on the story of Oliver “Valerie” San Diego who underwent ‘transition” from an effeminate gay man to a straight man; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

20 February 2012 - Interviewed by the students of St. Scholastica’s College on HIV/AIDS, Ladlad Headquaretrs, Pasig City.
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio

23 February 2012 - Interviewed by De La Salle University students on Ladlad’s advocacy, Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City.
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio

28 February 2012 - Interviewed by Santa Isabel College students on Ladlad’s advocacy, Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio

29 February 2012 - Interviewed by “Journo” of TV5 on the journey of Ladlad Partylist.; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto and Atty. Raymond Alikpala

29 February 2012 - Interviewed by Far Eastern University (FEU) Medical Technology students on transgenderism and LGBT issues; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

02 March 2012 - Interviewed by Mr. Howie Severino of GMA News 7 on the victory of Ms. Heart Dino, the first elected transgender chairperson of the University Student Council (USC) of UP Diliman
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

02 March 2012 - Interviewed by Ms. Ruth Cabal of GMA News TV for State of the Nation (SONA) and for Saksi on the victory of Ms. Heart Dino, the first elected transgender chairperson of the University Student Council (USC) of UP Diliman; Ladlad Headquarters
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

07 March 2012 - Interviewed by Mass Communications senior students of Trinity University of Asia on the struggles of Ladlad and the LGBT; Ladlad Headquarters.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

08 March 2012 - Interviewed by “Brigada” on GMA News TV regarding  ban on gay performers in Puerto Galera; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

08 March 2012 - Interviewed for a thesis by Adamson University Students on the LGBT advocacy in the Philippines and the Anti- Discrimination Bill; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

09 March 2012 - Documentary shoot of St Scholastica’s College Mass Communications senior students on LGBT Filipinos and discrimination cases among LGBTs; St. Scholastica’s College - Mass Communications studio, Manila
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito and assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

11 March 2012 - Interviewed by “Anggulo” and “Journo” of TV5 on the Anti-Discrimination Bill.
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

19 March 2012 - Interviewed by “Talk to Harry” on Global News Network (GNN) on advocacy for LGBT rights
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

21 March 2012 - Interviewed by “May Tamang Balita” on GMA News TV on the alleged caning of Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino of a barangay watchman in Guadalupe, Makati; GMA Network Center.
Represented by Ms. Rica Paras

21 March 2012 - Invited as a “Bottomliner” during the guesting of Mr. Wanggo Gallaga in the award-winning talk show, “The Bottomline with Boy Abunda”; ABS-CBN, Quezon City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Ms. Santy Layno and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

22 March 2012 - Interviewed by De La Salle University students on Ladlad advocacy; UP Café, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

26 March 2012 - Interviewed by U.S. filmmakers, Mr. Leo Chiang and Mr. Johnny Symons on their documentary about Ladlad Partylist
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

27 March 2012 - Interviewed on Saksi of GMA 7 on Jenna Tackalova, a transgender candidate disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada pageant; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

29 March 2012 - Interviewed for Oneness to Wellness campaign by Yoga for Life about Ladlad Partylist; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

13 April 2012 - Interviewed by De La Salle Dasmarinas students on transgender issues related to Jenna Talackova in the Miss Universe Canada pageant; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Ms. Rica Paras

17 April 2012 - Interviewed by Ms. Ruth Abao- Espinosa of DZRH on transgender issues; Pasay City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

20 April 2012 - Interviewed by Radyo ng Bayan-Tuguegarao on the Miss Universe Canada transgender issue
Represented by Atty. Germaine Leonin

24 April 2012 - Interviewed by “Republika ni Erik Espina” on Global News Network (GNN) on the Miss Universe Canada transgender issue; GNN, Makati.
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

25 April 2012 - Guest, “The Bottomline with Boy Abunda” ABS-CBN, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

30 April 2012 - Interviewed by Ms. Theresa Andrada on State of the Nation (SONA), GMA News TV on the Miss Universe Canada transgender issue; Ladlad headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

01 May 2012 - Interviewed by Aksyon News on Miriam Quiambao’ anti-gay Remarks; TV5, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

02 May 2012 - Interviewed by Pilipinas News of TV5 on Miriam Quiambao’s anti-gay remarks;  TV5, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

02 May 2012 - Phone-patched interview by Mr. Ernie Amascual of DYVL Tacloban City on Miriam Quiambao’s anti-gay remarks
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

02 May 2012 - Interviewed by Mr. Aljo Bendijo on PTV4’s “Morning Show” on Miriam Quiambao’s anti-gay remarks
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

04 May 2012 - Interviewed on Journo of TV5 and Aksyon TV on Miriam Quiambao’s issue; TV5, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

05 May 2012 - Interviewed by “The Buzz” of ABS-CBN on Miriam Quiambao’s anti-gay remarks
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

07 May 2012 - Interviewed in ‘De Kalibre” hosted by Atty Dong Puno, Alsyon TV on the party list system
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito and assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

10 May 2012 - Interviewed by GMA News TV  on President Barack Obama’s support for same-sex marriage.
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

13 May 2012 - Phone-patched interview on DWIZ ‘Siyasat” by Rey Langit on Miss Universe Canada transgender issue
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

16 May 2012 - Interviewed by GMA News TV  on Rep. Manny Pacquiao vs.LGBT
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

16 May 2012 - Interviewed by Tiktik and Bandila  on Rep. Manny Pacquiao vs. LGBT issue; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

17 May 2012 - Phone-patched interview on “Unang Hirit”, GMA 7 on Rep. Manny Pacquiao anti-gay remarks
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

17 May 2012 - Interviewed by GMA News TV on “Gay Sagalas;” Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

18 May 2012 - Interviewed on ‘Headstart” on ANC Channel hosted by Ms. Karen Davila on Rep. Manny Pacquiao’s issue.
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto and Ms. Bemz Benedito

20 May 2012 - Interviewed by Ms. Saleema Refran of GMA News on the Lady Gaga issue; Bed Malate Bar, Manila.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

20 May 2012 - Interviewed by TV5 on the Miss Universe Canada transgender issue; Bed Bar, Malate, Manila.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

22 May 2012 - Phone-patched interview by Mr. Glen Juego of DZBB on gays in the military
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

22 May 2012 - Live guesting on News To Go of GMA News TV on Rep. Manny Pacquiao and same-sex marriage issue; GMA Network Center, Quezon City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

22 May 2012 - Interviewed on “The Morning Show”  at PTV 4 hosted by Mr. Aljo Bendijo on the issue of same-sex marriage and filing of Ladlad papers in Comelec.
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

23 May 2012 - Interviewed on “Face to face” hosted by Ms. Amy Perez, TV 5; Broadway Centrum Studio, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

25 May 2012 - Interviewed on “Punto Por Punto,” Umagang Kay Ganda, ABS-CBN on gays in the military issue hosted by Anthony Taberna; ABS- CBN, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

25 May 2012 - Phone-patched interview by Radyo ng Bayan Davao on Marvel Comics
Represented by Atty. Germaine Leonin

04 June 2012 - Interviewed on 700 Club Asia on same-sex marriage; Bo’s Coffee, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

06 June 2012 - Phone-patched interview on “Tsismis is my Business” DWVL, Tacloban City hosted by Madame Cheding and Mommy Ernie Amascual on gays in the military.
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

08 June 2012 - Interviewed by the Manila Bulletin 60 Minutes, Bo’s Coffee, Quezon City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

08 June 2012 - Interviewed by Pilipinas News, TV5 on the ICON incident; TV5, Quezon City
Represented by Professor Danton Remoto and Ms.  Santy Layno

12 June 2012 - Interviewed by GMA News TV on the ICON incident
Represented by Ms. Santy Layno

13 June 2012 - Interviewed by Mr. Arnold Clavio on  Unang Hirit, GMA 7 on the ICON issue
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

13 June 2012 - Interviewed by DZRH on the ICON issue
Represented by Ms. Santy Layno

13 June 2012 - Phone-patched interview by Mr. Ernesto Amascual on DYVL, Tacloban City on same-sex marriage.
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

20 June 2012 - Phone-patched interview by Mr. Ernie Amascual on DYVL, Tacloban City on the ICON incident
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

03 July 2012 - Interviewed by Mr. Joseph Morong of  GMA News on Anderson Cooper, GMA Network Center, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

03 July 2012 - Interviewed on “Best Men” GMA News TV on macho gays; GMA Network Center, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

04 July 2012 - Interviewed by DZRH hosted by Ms. Ruth Abao on Home for the Golden Gays issue. Pasay City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo.

11 July 2012 - Interviewed by Inquirer Online on Dolphy’s death
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

12 July 2012 - Interviewed by Aksyon TV5  on Dolphy’s death
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

12 July 2012 - Interviewed on Radyo 5 on PMA gay cadets’ issue; TV5, Quezon City
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

16 July 2012 - Interviewed by “Dokumentado” on PMA gay cadets’ on TV5; TV5, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Rica Paras

18 July 2012 - Interviewed on “The Jon Santos Show” in Viva Channel, Cignal Cable TV; Viva Studios office,  Quezon City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Ms. Santy Layno and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

18 July 2012 - Interviewed by Mr. Joniel Godino from Tangled and Strings website, Café Bo’s, Katipunan, QC.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Ms. Santy Layno and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

20 July 2012 - Interviewed by Rated K on same-sex marriage, Bo’s Coffee, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo


    CONFERENCES, SEMINARS & FORUMS:

18 February 2012 - Ladlad Partylist National Convention 2012 and election of nominees and Board of Trustees, University Hotel, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Quezon City.
Present were Mr. Boy Abunda, Ladlad Partylist Political Adviser; Ms. Nini Santos Borja, Adviser; Ladlad Founder, Prof. Danton Remoto; members of the Execom, coordinators from different regions, and members from different regions who are eligible to vote.

08 March 2012 -  Alan Turing plenary lecture on “Persecution Based on Sexual Orientation: Alan Turing and the LGBT Struggle for Equal Rights,” De La Salle University, Taft Manila.
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

22 June 2012 - LGBT Forum in celebration of the June Pride Month through the efforts of Bataan Coordinator, Mr. Alexis Datu, Polytechnic University of the Philippines campus in Mariveles, Bataan.
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

23 June 2012 - IBM LGBT Employees’ Forum on ‘Life in the Closet”, Richmonde Hotel.
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala


    LECTURES, TALKS & MEMBERSHIP DRIVES:

07 January 2012 - Ladlad Vigan and Ladlad Laoag Membership Drives
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito with Ladlad Vigan, Abra and Laoag Coordinators

23 February 2012 - Lectured on LGBT Movement in the class of Atty Elaine Hernandez, University of the Philippines- Diliman, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito with the assistance of Mr. Edmond Osorio and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

03 March 2012 - Focus Group Discussion and sampling with Ladlad members about Ladlad’s political culture done by students from De La Salle University, Santa Rosa, Laguna.
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio

08 Mach 2012 - Focus Group Discussion and sampling with Ladlad members about Ladlad’s political culture by students from De La Salle University; Ladlad Headquarters, Pasig City
Represented by Mr.Edmond Osorio and Ms. Ivanka Custodio

10 March 2012 - Focus Group Discussion and sampling with Ladlad members about Ladlad’s political culture by students from De La Salle University; Olongapo City
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio

22 March 2012 - Lecture on LGBT Filipinos and Politics in the Psychology class of Prof. Eric Julian Manalastas; University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

23 March 2012 - Meet and greet as well as a membership drive with the Gays Achievers Club (GAYAC); Punta Sta. Ana, Manila.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

24 March 2012 - Focus Group Discussion on Ladlad’s 2010 National Campaign by students from De La Salle University; Metropolitan Community Church Chapel, Quezon City.
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio, Rev. Ceejay Agbayani, and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

24 March 2012 - Focus Group Discussion with De La Salle Students on LGBT discrimination issues; Metropolitan Community Church Chapel, Quezon City.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

24 March 2012 - Membership drive and discussion of LGBT issues withj Lakambini of Baseco, Tondo, Manila
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

26 March 2012 - Lecture Ladlad Partylist and the Anti-Discrimination Bill at De La Salle University Manila.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito and Mr. Edmond Osorio

27 March 2012 - ‘Meet and Greet” with Ladlad Siniloan and membership drive; Siniloan, Laguna.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo.

17 May 2012 - Speaker at “Chevron Pride”. Chevron, RCBC Plaza, Makati City.
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto

01 June 2012 - 8th National Congress of the Student Council Alliance of the Philippines (SCAP), Cebu City
Present were Mr. Boy Abunda (moderator) and Ms. Bemz Benedito (guest)

29 June 2012 - Resource Speaker, NCPAGSG-USC on gender policies in schools and in the country, Palma Hall, U.P. Diliman
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto. Assisted by Ms. Bemz Benedito and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

    COURTESY VISITS & SPECIAL EVENTS:

17 January 2012 - Invited to Judge the search for Ms. Eco- Gay Lipa 2012; SM Lipa, Lipa City, Batangas.
Represented by Mr. Edmond Osorio and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

21 January 2012 - Rainbow Rights Project “Meet and Greet” Treehouse, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

29 January 2012 - Rainbow Run: A colorful run to the finish;  Venice Piazza, Mckinley Hill, Taguig City
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito, Atty. Raymond Alikpala, Mr. Edmond Osorio, Mr. Dexter Macaldo

26 February 2012 - Metropolitan Community Church of Metro Baguio’s 3rd anniversary celebration, Baguio City.
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, Mr. Edmond Osorio and Dexter Macaldo.

05 March 2012 - Ms. Bemz Benedito was invited to judge the Miss Payatas 2012 and Prof. Danton Remoto as guest speaker on the occasion of Payatas 36th Founding Anniversary in Barangay Payatas, Quezon City.
With the assistance of Mr. Dexter Macaldo

16 April 2012 - Judge, Mr. Q 2012 search during the Queeriosity Palace’s 4th year Anniversary, Pasay City
Represented by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

21 April 2012 - Worldwide March for LGBT Civil Rights at the Quezon City Memorial Circle.
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala, Ms. Ivanka Custodio and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

21 April 2012 - Worldwide LGBT Civil Rights March in Isabela
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito

22 April 2012 - Bahaghari’s “Dare to Care about Equality” photo shoot campaign; Sampaloc, Manila
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

24 April 2012 - Resource speaker, Miss ManaoaGAYnian Beauty Pageant; Manaoag, Pangasinan
Represented by Ms. Rica Paras

29 April 2012 - Bahaghari’s “Dare to Care about Equality” Photo shoot campaign; Manila.
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, Mr. Dexter Macaldo

04 May 2012 - “SaGAYlahan” in Marikina; Barangka, Marikina City          
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, Atty. Raymond Alikpala, Rev Ceejay Agabayani, Mr. Dexter Macaldo

12 May 2012 - Judge in the Miss Gay Pageant, Samsville, Antipolo City
Represented by Ms. Rica Paras and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

14 May 2012 - IDAHO rally in Congress, courtesy visit to Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan office and plenary appearance in Congress.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito, Ms. Santy Layno, Rev. Ceejay Agbayani and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

17 May 2012 - Celebration of International Day Against Biphobia, Homophobia and Transphobia at the Commission on Human Rights.
Present were Ms. Ivanka Custodio as part of the organizing committee and Mr. Raffy Aquino

18 May 2012 - Ceremonial filing of Ladlad’s manifestation of intent to participate in the 2013 elections, Comelec, Manila.
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, Mr. Pidot Villocino, Rev. Ceejay Agbayani, and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

19 May 2012 - MCCQC Sagalahan 2012, Barangay Pinyahan, Quezon City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito as “Reyna Emperatriz” Also present were Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Santy Layno and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

20 May 2012 - “Dare to Care” launch, Bed Bar, Malate, Manila
Represented by Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, Atty. Raymond Alikpala, Rev. Ceejay Agabayani, Mr. Dexter Macaldo

22 May 2012 - Official visit to the office of Atty. Gregorio Larrazabal to discuss Ladlad papers for filing at the Comelec
Represented by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

23 May 2012 -  Attended the wake and paid our last respects to former Pasay City Councilor Justo C. Justo; Pasay City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito, Ms. Rica Paras and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

26 May 2012 - Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines (STRAP) 10th year anniversary dinner, Tramway, Timog, Quezon City
Present were Ms. Bemz Benedito and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

27 May 2012 - Judge, Modelo search 2012, SM Taytay.
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr, Dexter Macaldo

05 June 2012 - Lingkod Ladlad: Distribution of school supplies, Payatas Elem. School
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Mr. Dexter Macaldo.

08 June 2012 - Judge, Elite Men’s Circle Model search, Starlites KTV, Cubao, QC.
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

11 June 2012 - Judge, Ms. Gay Marikina; Marikina City
Represented by Mr. Dexter Macaldo

16 June 2012 - Book launching  “Of God and Men” by Atty. Raymond Alikpala at Robinsons Galleria, sponsored by Ladlad Party List and National Bookstore
Present were Prof. Danton Remoto, Ms. Bemz Benedito, Mr. Edmond Osorio, Miss Santy Layno, Mr. Dexter Macaldo

20 June 2012 - U.S. Embassy Dinner in celebration of June Pride Month, Ambassador Harry Thomas’s residence in Forbes Park, Makati.
Represented by Ms. Rica Paras, Ms. Santy Layno.

22 June 2012 - Judge, Ms. Gay Baseco; Baseco, Tondo, Manila
Represented by Ms. Santy Layno and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

23 June 2012 - Judge, Manila's Five Prettiest and gave a special prize for Miss Ladlad; Philippine International Convention Center, Manila
Represented by Ms. Rica Paras with the assistance of Ms. Santy Layno and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

27 June 2012 - Lingkod Ladlad: Distribution of assorted groceries for the Home for the Golden Gays, Pasay City
Represented by Ms. Bemz Benedito. Assisted by Ms. Santy Layno and Mr. Dexter Macaldo

28 June 2012 - U.P. Pride March; University of the Philippines-Diliman, Quezon City
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala, Mr. Raffy Aquino, Ms. Santy Layno, Ms Rica Paras and Mr. Dexter Macakdo

30 June 2012 - 2012 White Party and Membership Drive in Malate, Manila.
Represented by Mr. Raffy Aquino Mr. Dexter Macaldo

1 July 2012 - Critics’ night of a twin-bill play on men having sex with men entitled “Bed Scenes” at the Library Bar, Malate, Manila.
Represented by Ms. Ivanka Custodio and Mr. Raffy Aquino

07 July 2012 - Opening of Active Vista Film Festiva;, Robinsons Galleria
Represented by Atty. Raymond Alikpala

19 July 2012 - U.P. Los Banos Pride March; UP Los Banos, Laguna
Represented by Rev. Ceejay Agabyani, Mr. Dexter Macaldo & Ladlad Laguna

29 July 2012 - Solidarity party for the Home for the Golden Gays.
Represented by Ms. Santy Layno

> Atty Raymond Alikpala handles all the legal matters referred to Ladlad

> Mr. Boy Abunda, Prof. Danton Remoto and Ms. Bemz Benedito paid for all the operational expenses, as well as gave financial assistance to members and allied group

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