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Paper Dolls in their colorful costumes. Photo by Lori Lyn Lirio

CNMI Department of Public Health officials join Gay Pride celebration

By Lori Lyn Lirio CELEBRATING equality and their uniqueness, members of the local LGBT community recently hosted the first-ever Gay Pride in Saipan. Event organizer Sharmaine Casquero said the July 29 celebration, which was held at the GIG Discotheque, was a success as she announced that they will do it yearly. Initially, she said, the show was meant to raise […]

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QC supports establishment of LGBT desks in police stations

THE Quezon City Council has passed a resolution supporting House Bill 2952 which seeks to establish Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Help and Protection Desks in all police stations nationwide. City Resolution 7426-2018, introduced by Councilor Lena Marie P. Juico, states that “LGBT members are becoming targets of discrimination and violence which affect their economic, social, and physiological well-being.” “In […]

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