the task force pride
The Task Force Pride is a network of LGBT and LGBT-friendly groups and individuals that seeks to promote positive visibility for the LGBT community. Founded in 1999, it is the official organizing network of the annual Pride March.
Its member organizations include AKBAYAN Party-list, Ang Ladlad Party-list, TLF SHARE Collective, Inc., U.P. Babaylan, Lesbian Advocates Philippines (LeAP!), Metropolitan Community Church Philippines, Womyn Supporting Womyn Center, and STRAP Philippines.
The following individuals are the point persons for the 2007 LGBT Manila Pride March:
Participation: Jonas Bagas
Media: Danton Remoto
Program: Ging Cristobal
Finance: Eva Callueng
Coordinator: Eva Callueng
A society that recognizes and respects the diverse expressions of responsible sexuality, and the right of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders to a dignified life without discrimination and prejudice.
To initiate and organize events that will create opportunities for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders to work together in an atmosphere of friendly cooperation.
To educate Philippine society and raise its consciousness on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues and concerns.
To promote visibility of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
To work towards recognition of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement as a political force in Philippine society.
To celebrate the annual Pride March for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders.
To plan and coordinate the Pride celebration and to organize the annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pride March.
To invite lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations ang other supportive groups and institutions to participate in the Pride March and Pride Month.
To encourage lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations and supportive groups and institutions from all regions to organize events and activities for the Pride Month celebration.