MANILA — Celebrities joined the chorus of celebration of the LGBTQ community on Thursday, with social media posts expressing pride to kick off the month-long commemoration of queer love and rights.
Queer personalities as well as allies waved their virtual rainbow flags with messages of acceptance, empowerment, and more importantly, pushing for equal rights, as the Philippines marked the start of Pride Month.
Here are some of the celebrities who ushered in Pride Month through posts on social media:
Miss Universe Philippines 2023 Michelle Dee
Broadway star Lea Salonga
Actor Phi Palmos
Media personality Angie Mead King
Host Mela Habijan
Actress Janella Salvador
Miss Universe Philippines 2022 Celeste Cortesi
P-pop idol Aiah Arceta of BINI
‘Tala’ composer Nica del Rosario
Filmmaker Sam Lee
Film producer Perci Intalan
Actress Aya Fernandez