Ging Cristobal Project Coordinator, Asia and Pacific Islands, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)

Ging Cristobal brings 12 years of LGBT activism in the Philippines and Asia to her position as Project Coordinator for Asia and the Pacific Islands at IGLHRC. She co-founded Lesbian Advocates Philippines (LeAP), has lobbied for laws to protect LGBT rights, researched and documented LGBT discrimination cases, and facilitated various local and regional groups and networks on LGBT sexual health and rights. She is currently an active member of Asia Pacific Rainbow, a regional LGBT organization, and Ang Ladlad, a national organization for LGBT people in the Philippines. She works to address the intersections of violence and poverty in LBGT communities.