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Transphobia and discrimination in Farmers

"Araneta management must reach out, be sincere, show true solidarity." Undeniably, discrimination was in full force when Ms. Gretchen Diez was prevented from using the comfort room appropriate for her gender identity in Farmers Plaza, Cubao, Quezon City. Ms. Diez experienced first hand the kind of transphobia, bigotry and violence being committed regularly against Filipino trans women. The incident clearly showed how stigma and gender bias against LGBTQ are well entrenched in