Nancy Binay questions the need to pass SOGIE bill

Nancy Binay questions the need to pass SOGIE bill

- The Senate conducted a hearing to discuss the SOGIE bill

- However, Sen. Nancy Binay suggested to make the discussion on discrimination more universal

- She also recommended to just include the SOGIE bill in the Anti-Discrimination bill

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The Senate has recently conducted a hearing for the SOGIE bill that aims to protect the LGBTQ+ community.

KAMI learned that for Senator Nancy Binay, the discussion to prevent discrimination should be “more universal.”

In a report by the Inquirer (author Maila Ager), Binay suggested that instead of passing the proposed measure, it should be incorporated in the Anti-Discrimination bill.

“I mean for example ako, I’ve been discriminated (because) of my color. Does that mean that I need to file a bill to protect people like me?” Binay said.

“So sana ‘yung discussion natin when it comes to discrimination should be more universal, should be more encompassing,” she added.

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In a previous report by KAMI, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said that the SOGIE bill has no chance in passing in the Senate.

Maria Lourdes Nancy Sombillo Binay-Angeles has been serving in the Senate since 2013. She is the daughter of former Vice President Jejomar Binay.

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