7 months Marikina City signs ordinance that ‘criminalize’ discriminatory acts MB
By Jhon Aldrin Casinas The Marikina City Government has passed an anti-discriminatory ordinance during the 2019 Metro Manila Pride March in Marikina City on Saturday that would “criminalize” discriminatory acts in the city. A member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community holds a placard during a demonstration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in Manila, Philippines, 28 June 2019. (EPA-EFE / MARK R. CRISTINO / MANILA BULLETIN) Marikina City Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro signed the City Ordinance No. 065 Series of 2019, also known as the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance that seeks to give equal opportunities ... more