2023 Report on Online Discourses of LGBTQ+ Inclusion in the Philippines

What do online Filipinos say about LGBTQ+ issues?

In this free, downloadable report, Syn & Strat provides concrete insights and actionable guidelines for policymakers, lobbyists, advocates, and campaigners dedicated to advancing greater LGBTQ+ inclusion. Covering news and social media data from June 2022 to May 2023, we share surprising data-driven findings like:

  • How online Filipinos reacted to many of the year’s headlining issues, such as Vice Ganda and Ion Perez’s intention to have a child through surrogacy, trans students being allowed by school policies to wear uniforms based on their gender identity, and legislator attempts to institutionalize same-sex unions
  • How cultural and religious values are used by online Filipinos to either support or exclude LGBTQ+ people.
  • How publicity around SOGIE-friendly policies and legislation fare compared to other types of stories about LGBTQ+ issues
  • How policymakers can increase awareness of the various challenges of the LGBTQ+ community
  • How media and advocates can make inclusive messages that resonate with a broad audience

This research is independent and non-commissioned.

About Syn & Strat

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Syn and Strat Consulting Inc. is a social media intelligence and strategy firm. We integrate data analytics and social science research methodologies to uncover and spread online messages that inform real-life attitudes and behaviors. We care about narratives, not just numbers.

Syn & Strat has worked extensively in studying human rights campaigns and political campaigns on social media. Our research has been presented at the Human Rights Summit 2020 and exhibited at the Human Rights Summit 2021. We have worked with Amnesty International Philippines, The Asia Foundation, BagoSphere, WiseOwl Management Consultancy, and YGOAL Inc.

We have also worked with partners from government, private sector, and development organizations, and executed social media strategy for national and regional election campaigns and political campaigns.

We can help you learn how your audience thinks about the issues that affect you. Get in touch with us at contact@synandstrat.com

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