Heart Evangelista gets Equality Champion Award

LAGABLAB LGBT Network has bestowed the Equality Champion Award on Kapuso actress Heart Evangelista.

She penned a note of gratitude to the LGBTQIA+ community.

"Filipinos have always been known to be a people of love, and I believe that love is never discriminatory; love is inclusive to all, regardless of age and sexual orientation," wrote Evangelista.


"I will continue to create awareness for the rights of the LGBTQIA+ community, and will encourage everybody to do the same. Let's all join forces to create a Philippines that is diverse, accepting, and full of love."


Senator Risa Hontiveros and photographer BJ Pascual were also recognized as equality champsions.