Directed by Rhadem Musawah

A story of Filipino migrants with LGBTQIA+ indentities who sought life outside the Philippines to assert their rights to gender equality. Personal experiences and life stories about survival, hope, and the continuing struggle of the community in the Philippines.

The film gleans into the lives of Filipino LGBTQIA+ migrants in the Netherlands and expounds on the value and importance of creating a more inclusive and safer Philippines for the gender marginalized groups.

This film was produced by Filipino LGBT Europe Foundation together with the Netherlands Embassy in Manila, The Philippine Commission of Human Rights, ASEAN SOGIE Caucus, and MUJER LGBT.

Best Mini Documentary


#SOGIEForward campaign from TULIPA won Best Mini Documentary in 2022 awarded by Adobo Magazine and Facebook


Where to watch

15 June 2023
PRIDE & Human Rights Reception
Dutch Embassy Manila
Manila, Philippines

17 July 2023 – 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Mulat Documentary Guild
Polytechnig University of the Philippines – Manila

3 Aug 2023 – 16:30
The Social Hub, Auditorium
Wibautstraat 129, 1091 GL Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Previous Screening Locations

Alliance Francaise de Manille Theatre
Manila, Philippines

Presented by: Dutch Embassy Manila
Partner Organisations:
Mujer LGBT
Commission on Human Rights Philippines

Eye Film Museum
Amsterdam, The

Partner Organisations:
The Philippine Embassy The Hague
Dutch Embassy Manila
Commission on Human Rights Philippines

Philippine Embassy in Spain
Madrid, Spain

Partner Organisations:
The Philippine Embassy Madrid
Pinoy Ako Spain

Kulturhuset Kastrup Biograf
Copenhagen, Denmark

Partner Organisations:
Kulturhuset Kastrup Biograf
Borneo Child Aid

UPFI Film Center
Quezon City
, Philippines

University of the Philippines Pride Official Selection

Biocafe Tellus
Hägersten, Sweden

Partner Organisations:
Philippine Education Society
Philippine Embassy in Sweden
Biocafe Tellus

Skeivverden vest
, Norway

Partner Organisations:
Bergen Philippine Events & More

Casal Del Barri
Barcelona, Spain

Partner Organisations:
The Filipino Expat Magazine
Philippine Consulate General in Barcelona
Bahaghari BCN

Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Brussels, Belgium 

Partner Organisations:
Philippine Studies Network – Belgium
Adhikaing Pilipino

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The film aims to start the discussion on the experiences of the Filipino LGBT migrant community and to rally support for the passage of the SOGIE Equality Bill in the Philippines that aims to prohibit discrimination on basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics (SOGIESC). 

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