(Updated) Davao gay rights group backs 6 local bets

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It’s payback time for the city’s gay rights group. For supporting the campaign against discrimination and marginalization of gays in the city, gay rights group Iwag (light) are backing only six candidates for the local elections here on May 14.

All of the bets, including re-electionist Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and vice mayor aspirant daughter Sara, are from the ruling Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod (Coalition of People). Iwag, which advocates for empowerment and welfare of the local gay community, prides of having 266 registered members and around 1,000 non-member affiliates from seven barangay-based chapters.


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