Although lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Philippines have a distinctive culture, their legal rights are limited.
Gays and lesbians are generally tolerated (if not accepted) in Filipino society, but widespread discrimination remains. According to the 2002 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Survey, 11 percent of sexually-active Filipinos between the ages of 15 and 24 have had sex with someone of the same sex.
Some lesbians (butch and femme) use the words magic or shunggril to refer to themselves; paminta describes masculine gay men.
Neutral slang terms for gay men include "billy boy", badette and bading.
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