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We all want to be treated equally and fairly. And during the month of June, the world celebrates LGBTQI+ Pride Month, which is a significant time when people gather and push for acceptance of their sexuality and gender identities. This yearly celebration is part of a global movement to bar discriminatory laws and practices against the LGBTQI+, and has garnered millions of supporters worldwide.

As this community continues to thrust for equal rights and treatment, more diversity and inclusivity in films are now beginning to be recognized, and what had been considered minorities (such as the LGBTQI+) are now given more platforms for expression in the entertainment industry.

Yep, love wins in Philippine cinema! Let's take a look at some actors who portrayed compelling LGBT characters in television or films. Scroll below!