• GALANG Advocacy Officer Gyknell Tangente receives the Ad-BOKA-siya Award by the Quezon City Pride Council for most empowering chants during the 2nd Quezon City Pride March!

  • Start where the people are, but do not end there. (Present in the photo are GALANG partner organizations and LGBT organizations from Brgy. Batasan Hills)

  • Urban poor LBTs have a voice. (Present in the photo are GALANG Local Community Organizer Monique Limbaga and LFR member Precious dela Gente)

  •  Listen.  Agitate.  Educate.  Organize. (Present in the photo are GALANG partner organizations, US Embassy representatives, Professor M.V. Lee Badgett, and Brgy. Pansol representatives)

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