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Filipino Queers and Transgenders Form Vanguard of Toronto’s Gay-pride Parade Print
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Friday, 08 July 2011 00:42

 

 

By ROMEO P. MARQUEZ

Member, Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC)

 

A contingent of Filipino queers and transgenders formed the vanguard of Sunday's gay-pride parade in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Waving a Philippine flag and dressed in traditional "terno", they backstopped Angie Umbac, legal-rights activist, who is this year's International Grand Marshal.

 

Here's my video coverage of the event that happened today in downtown Toronto. Click the link:

 

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To supplement my earlier video, I wrote a brief story about the participation of Filipino queers and transgenders for the mainstream Digital Journal. Here's the link: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/308713

 

For other stories and photos, please visit: 

1. http://currentsbreakingnews.blogspot.com/ 

2. http://torontonewsroom.blogspot.com/

3. http://timecircumstance.blogspot.com/

4. http://travelsthemes.blogspot.com/ 

5. http://gotchajournalist.blogspot.com/ .

 

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