• PHOTOS ‘Gay Pride’ in Manila

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    Couples kiss together as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community take part in a "Rite of Holy Union" ceremony in Manila on June 26, 2016, that coincided with Gay Pride celebrations the day before. The Philippines has a vibrant gay scene despite a macho culture and opposition from the Roman Catholic Church, but there are no anti-discrimination laws in the country and same-sex relationships are not officially recognised. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELISSAME-SEX couples kiss together as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community take part in a “Rite of Holy Union” ceremony in Manila on June 26 that coincided with Gay Pride celebrations the day before. The Philippines has a vibrant gay scene despite a macho culture and opposition from the Roman Catholic Church, but there are no anti-discrimination laws in the country and same-sex relationships are not officially recognized. AFP PHOTO

     

    Filipino members and supporters of the LGBT community take part in a gay pride march calling for equal rights in Manila on June 25, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

    FILIPINO members and supporters of the LGBT community take part in a gay pride march calling for equal rights in Manila on June 25. AFP PHOTO

     

    A participant holds up a placard showing the country's boxing legend Manny Pacquiao as Filipino members and supporters of the LGBT community take part in a gay pride march calling for equal rights in Manila on June 25, 2016. The devoutly religious Pacquiao in February controversially described homosexuals as "worse than animals", remarks that prompted several sponsors to sever agreements with him while also drawing widespread outrage from gay and lesbian activists. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

    A PARTICIPANT holds up a placard showing the country’s boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, as Filipino members and supporters of the LGBT community take part in a gay pride march calling for equal rights in Manila on June 25. The devoutly religious Pacquiao in February controversially described homosexuals as “worse than animals,” remarks that prompted several sponsors to sever agreements with him while also drawing widespread outrage from gay and lesbian activists. AFP PHOTO

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