Sotto says SOGIE bill has ‘no chance’ to pass in the Senate

Sotto says SOGIE bill has ‘no chance’ to pass in the Senate

- The SOGIE bill has been a controversial topic on social media

- Senate President Tito Sotto said that the bill’s passage has “no chance” in the Senate

- However, the chamber could pass an anti-discrimination bill for everyone

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see KAMI news on your News Feed

Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has commented over the status of SOGIE bill in the Senate.

KAMI learned that the proposed measure which aims to protect the LGBTQ+ community has “no chance” to pass in the Senate.

In a report by the GMA News Online, Sotto has sent a message to the reporters that the Senate could pass an anti-discrimination bill, but not the one focused on LGBTQ+ members only.

"Anti-discrimination on persons pwede. Pero focused on gays, which the SOGIE bill is, and religious and academic freedom impeded plus smuggling of same sex marriage? No chance!" he said.

PAY ATTENTION: Submit to your personal story, along with related photos or videos, and get a chance to make an impact on other people’s lives! If your story gets chosen, our video team will make a special feature about it so that others can learn and be inspired by your journey.

In a previous report by KAMI, Sotto explained that passing the SOGIE bill could take away the religious and academic freedom in the country.

However, opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros argued that the proposed measure respects all beliefs.

PAY ATTENTION: Using free basics app to access internet for free? Now you can read KAMI news there too. Use the search option to find us. Read KAMI news while saving your data!

The passage of SOGIE bill has been a controversial topic on social media after the toilet fiasco of transgender woman Gretchen Diez.

Diez claimed that she was discriminated after she was barred from using the ladies’ comfort room in Farmers Plaza.

Vicente "Tito" Castelo Sotto III is the 29th Senate President of the Philippines. He is popularly known as a co-host of variety show “Eat Bulaga!”

Enjoyed reading our story? Download KAMI's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major Filipino news!

'Ano Ang Meaning Ng Dakota Harrison?’ Gay Lingo is a huge local phenomenon! Let us see if we can explain the meaning of some slang terms to the rest of the world – on KAMI HumanMeter YouTube channel!


Online view pixel