Monday, November 26, 2007

LGBT Pride Month

The streets are once again filled with colorful, blinking lights and decorations that capture our senses. Giving us the feeling that Christmas is just around the corner.

In this merry month of December, we invite you guys to these wonderful events that your sisters and brothers prepared to remind us that we should be proud of being true to ourselves.

November 30 (Fri)
EROTICA: A Pre-Pride March Party
10 PM at Palawan 2, Yale St. Cubao, QC

December 1 (Sat)
"Ang Ladlad 3" book launching
4 PM at 4th flr. Robinson's Bldg.

December 4 (Tues)
Cine Veritas: LGBT Film showing
6 PM at Videotheque, UP Film Institute, Diliman, QC

December 5 (Wed)
UPD Gender Office and UP Babaylan
LGBTQI: a roundtable discussion
1-5 PM at CSWCD AVR, UP Diliman

December 8 (Sat)
Pride March "got PRIDE"
3 PM at Rajah Sulayman, Roxas Blvd. Malate, Manila

December 19 (Wed)
Lantern Parade
4 PM at UP Diliman campus

See you there. Thank you. :)

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

2007 Manila Pride March

Got Pride?

Pride like any other virtues is inborn to all of us. Like love it is everywhere. Like kindness it can be cultivated. Like passion it can be motivated. Like dignity and integrity it can be claimed and be protected.

Pride is not about being selfish nor arrogant of what is possessed.
It is neither obsessive nor greedy of what is laid.
Instead, pride is an awareness of what we have, a sufficient reason to celebrate.

Pride has many colors, variations and expressions. Like a butterfly, it undergoes a process. It has no limits and boundaries for developments. Most importantly, pride is not for sale because it is about valuing one’s concept of dignified self.

December 8, 2007
Assembly: 3:00 PM, Rajah Sulayman Park, Malate Manila
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