- Transgender woman Gretchen Diez visited the Senate office
- She had photos with Senators Bong Go, Imee Marcos, and Risa Hontiveros
- Diez also clarified that she is not endorsing any politicians
Viral transgender woman Gretchen Diez visited the Senate office on Wednesday.
KAMI learned that Diez posed for photos with Senators Risa Hontiveros, Bong Go, and Imee Marcos.
In a report by the GMA News Online, Diez was also seen chatting with Senators Manny Pacquiao, Bato dela Rosa, Miguel Zubiri, and Pia Cayetano.
Through a Facebook post, Go expressed his support for the SOGIE Bill and equal rights for the LGBTQ community.
“Dagdag pa ni Kuya Bong, pantay-pantay tayong lahat sa ilalim ng batas at walang nakakaangat na grupo sa kanilang kapwa,” it read in the post.
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In a tweet, Marcos also shared that she is an advocate of LGBTQ rights. She mentioned that she has filed a bill seeking to prohibit discrimination against the LGBTQ members.
“The Senator is a known advocate of LGBTQ rights and has, in fact, filed a bill prohibiting discrimination against them,” it said in the tweet.
Diez shared a photo with Hontiveros on her Facebook page. Hontiveros was the one who filed the Senate Bill No. 159 or SOGIE bill which aims to protect the LGBTQ community.
In another Facebook post, Diez clarified that she is not endorsing any politician. She also expressed her gratitude to everyone who supports LGBTQ rights.
This post came after she deleted her photos with Senators Go and Marcos.
“We need to be united and set aside political differences. Just because we have different ideas, doesn't mean we can't compromise and fight for one cause,” she wrote.
In a previous report by KAMI, Hontiveros renewed her push to pass the SOGIE bill. She urged her colleagues in the Congress to approve the bill seeking to protect the LGBTQ members in the country.
Gretchen Custodio Diez went viral on social media after she was barred by a janitress to use the ladies’ comfort room in a Cubao mall.
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