Filipino LGBT Europe
Advocating Filipino LGBT’s Welfare and Rights

Visibility & Voice

We aim to create and ensure safe environment for Filipino LGBT communities in various European countries and in the Philippines.

Education & Engagement

We acknowledge the importance of educating ourselves and others, by means of collaborative learning and engaging on important issues that affect our lives.

Community & Cooperation

Together we aspire to strengthen our communities and belonging, in the spirit of
cooperation and camaraderie.

Our main Advocacies

HIV Awareness

A campaign to help combat the alarming rate of new HIV infections in the Philippines.

Out & Proud

A campaign that encourages and empowers Filipino LGBTs to accept and celebrate their identity and sexuality.

Marriage Equality

A campaign to advance the legal and social protection of Filipino LGBTs, their partners and families in the Philippines.

We are Filipinos. We are Europeans.
We are part of the community. We call Philippines & Europe home.

Recognition

Health Care

Taxation

Retirement

Meet the Team

Chris Sta Brigida is an entreprenuer based in Amsterdam. He got his master’s degree from the Diplomatic Academy of London and used to work for an international non-governmental organisation in London. Chris Sta Brigida, MA (Westminster)

Chairman, Filipino LGBT Europe

Ernie Medina is a leader of a Filipino LGBT group in Amsterdam and very active in the Filipino community in the Netherlands. He runs his own company in hospitality industry. Ernie Medina

Vice-Chair, Filipino LGBT Europe

Johnny Cacatian works for an int’l company that specializes in renewable energy. He holds master’s degrees in International Develeopment Studies and Environment and Resource Management. Johnny Cacatian, MSc (Amsterdam)

Treasurer, Filipino LGBT Europe

Ryan Aquino

Secretary, Filipino LGBT Europe

Aris Ibarando is a solicitor based in London. He specialise in immigration and family law. Aris Ibarando, LLB (London)

Legal Advisor, Filipino LGBT Europe

Hon Sophia Balod

Press Officer, Filipino LGBT Europe

Ernie Medina

Events Committee Head, Filipino LGBT Europe

Ryan Aquino

Out&Proud Committee Head, Filipino LGBT Europe

Kaye Candaza

Committee on Trans Head, Filipino LGBT Europe

Chei is currently teaching at Erasmus University Rotterdam at the same time doing her PhD at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.  She was a former assistant professor at the University of the Philippines. Chei Billedo, PhD candidate

Academic Advisor, Filipino LGBT Europe

Luna Obcial

Social Media Manager, Filipino LGBT Europe

Johnny Cacatian, MSc (Amsterdam)

Fundraising Committee Head, Filipino LGBT Europe

Ron Licht - Caballero

HIV Committee Head, Filipino LGBT Europe

Marlon Lacsamana

Marriage Equality Committee Head, Filipino LGBT Europe

Local Country Coordinators

Luna Obcial

Netherlands Coordinator, Filipino LGBT Europe

Interested to help us with our work and coordinate with Filipino LGBTs in Italy? We need you in our team! Please send us an email at info@FilipinoLGBT.eu Apply for this Position

Italy Coordinator, Filipino LGBT Europe

To be Announced on 8 March 2019

United Kingdom Coordinator, Filipino LGBT Europe

Interested to help us with our work and coordinate with Filipino LGBTs in Belgium? We need you in our team! Please send us an email at info@FilipinoLGBT.eu Apply for this Position

Belgium Coordinator, Filipino LGBT Europe

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The Filipino LGBT Europe

Kloveniersburgwal 9-HS,
1011 JT Amsterdam,
The Netherlands

Registered Foundation
KvK no. 71104224
BTW no. NL858580883B01

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