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Ging Cristobal
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.

Entries by Ging Cristobal

Typhoon in the Philippines: Equality Amidst Adversity

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 8:08 PM

Natural disasters do not affect everyone equally or in the same ways. By this I don't mean that tsunamis affect costal communities more than those living in the mountains, or that tornados leave discrete paths of destruction that preserve entire buildings right next to those they destroy.

I mean...

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Human Rights Compromised in Southeast Asia

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2012 | 3:43 PM

On November 17 and 18, 2012 the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) met in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to review and adopt the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD). Both the process of drafting and the language of the Declaration have been plagued with criticism...

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