Philippines is one of the countries who could sympathize and have a heart for gay and lesbian people though the Philippines is predominantly Catholic and Christian country; the Catholic and Christian religion is actually the major ones who demonized the third sex rooting from Judaism and even mostly the Islam have demonize it also. But now, people are opening up their understanding and the sexual discrimination mellows, though there are fanatic Catholics, Christians and Muslims who still shows discrimination and prejudice against gays and lesbians.
In the Philippines, there are numbers of gays that are well respected and admire despite of their sexual preferences. There are top three respected gays in the Philippine I can name and are renowned:
1. Ricky Reyes – he is the most respected gay in the Philippines being the top successful hairdresser in the Philippines who gave the Philippines a great pride when he won some prestigious international hairdressing competitions. He is known as the “mother” of Philippine hairdressing and also known for his famous line “ang ganda”.
2. Inno Sotto –he is known as the “Manila’s Prince of Fashion”;the most successful gay fashion and design guru in the Philippines.
3. Boy Abunda –the Philippine TV’s “King of Talk”; he is the most successful gay talk show host in the Philippine TV.