Press Release

Posted by Pozziepinoy on 7:21 AM
For the first time, The Project Red Ribbon Care Management Foundation, Inc. (TRR) will be holding two international events tomorrow, May 17, 2015 at the Liwasang Aurora, Quezon Memorial Circle starting at 2pm: the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2015 Philippines (IDAHOT) and the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 2015 Philippines (IACM)

IDAHOT is celebrated in more than 130 countries, for LGBTI organizations to draw the attention of policy makers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally.

IACM is not just a memorial but it serves as community mobilization campaign to raise social consciousness about HIV and AIDS. With 33 million people living with HIV today, the IACM serves as an important intervention for global solidarity , breaking down barriers of stigma and discrimination, and giving hope to new generations.

Below is the Press Release of TRR.


TRR IDAHOT-IACM 2015 Philippines

The EVENT:

1. FREE and open to the public. 
2. Registration starts at 2pm
3. FREE TRR shirts to the first 100 registrants.
4. FREE lootbags to the first 500 registrants

The VENUE:

Liwasang Aurora is the stage near the fountain. The easiest route to the stage is the North Avenue Entrance. The registration table is on the left side facing the stage.

What to BRING:

1. Bottled water
2. Candles
3. snacks
4. Umbrella
5. Fans
6. Towel or handkerchief
7. Banners
8. Placards
9. Fansigns
10.Flags
11. Flashlights

Wave your flags and carry your banners!

All LGBTI and HIV and AIDS groups, schools, church organizations, heath care providers, policy makers and companies are invited to join the SOLIDARITY MARCH to raise awareness about our fight against stigma, discrimination and HIV and AIDS. Let the world know our cause, our advocacies and our struggles here in the Philippines by joining the march.

Deliver your Message!

Let your voices be heard!

The Liwasang Aurora with 9X11 LED Screen stage is set for leaders of organizations to deliver their messages.

The Photobooth will run from 3pm to 6pm for everyone to deliver a strong message internationally through social media.

The Commemoration Banner will show your commitment. All past commitment banners from the previous years will be marched during the Solidarity March.

Deliver your messages through your placards, signs and flags. 

Let the Flame of the Candle Honor Those who Passed Before Us!

Light a candle to show solidarity in commemorating those who died because of stigma, discrimination and HIV and AIDS. 1,167 candles will be lit for those who died of AIDS around the TRR Red Ribbon.