Pride month may be over, but the work never stops. Part and parcel of growing beyond the slogans and flags, is truly looking within your organizations and finding out what it really means to be inclusive. What better way to do that than speaking to people that belong to both communities – the LGBTQI+ community and media & communications community – and hear from their experiences and insights.
With a culture deeply rooted in colonial-era religious dogma and pre-colonial notions of gender fluidity, the Philippines exists in a shadow of contrasts. As such, it comes as no surprise that it’s also a hotbed for a clash of opinions when it comes to inclusion. Filipina Trans activist and PR Director, Janlee Dunca, knows all too well the challenges of finding the right place where she can flourish as a trans woman.