Pride Photo Award Winners 2016

Congratulations to Geloy Concepcion for his piece Reynas Delas Flores: Manila’s Golden Gays. Visit Pride Photo Award Advertisements

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The Home for the Golden Gays is a non-profit organization. It was established in the mid 1970’s by LGBT rights activist and columnist Justo Justo. He founded a care facility in Pasay for the elderly and homeless gays. At the time of his death in 2012, The Home for the Golden Gays was forcibly closed. …

Pride March 2016

A feature on Rappler An LGBT group stands out during the annual Manila Pride March. Clad in lavish gowns, bright makeup, and colorful wigs, the ‘lolas’ from the Home for the Golden Gays joyfully wave to the crowd and pose for photos. Article by Renzo Acosta Photographs by Tessa Barre For the full article click…

Feature on The Independent

In the Seventies, Filipino activist Justo Justo opened a care home for elderly gay people in the city of Pasay. When he died in 2012, the home went with him. So what happened to its residents? An article featured in the Independent by Natalie Olah Photography by Esther Theaker To view click the link below: Photographer…

Reyna Delas Flores / Photos by Geloy Concepcion

Reyna Delas Flores: Manila’s Golden Gays You might have come across some of us amidst the stream of people that are out and about in the streets of Pasay Manila, Philippines – We are the Golden Gays. We are a group of vibrant people who were although forced to disband, in our hearts remain a…

Danish Documentary

Manila, Philippines On a quiet side street, tucked away from the noisy, polluted traffic of the city, there is a special place. Since 1969 Home for the Golden Gays has been a refuge for the elderly and vulnerable gays of Manila. A home for those, who have nowhere else to go, for those whose families…