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How Filipino LBTs Cope with Economic Disadvantage (2015)

(Written for the Institute of Development Studies [IDS]) By: The Research Team, GALANG Philippines In this study supported by the Institute of Development Studies, GALANG seeks to identify strategies in which Filipino lesbians, bisexual women and trans men (LBTs) cope…

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Poverty and Sexuality: What are the connections? (2010)

This paper cites GALANG’s report about butch women in the Philippines who struggle to find employment. It argues that people with non-conforming sexualities may be excluded from social and economic participation, or included on adverse terms. People who do not fit gender stereotypes, including LGBT people may face family pressure, bullying in schools, discrimination by health services, rejection by employers, and stigma from the communities which they depend on.

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