All through Monday, a rainbow pin adorned Kapuso actor Heart Evangelista’s exquisite Mark Bumgarner ensembles. On her Instagram Stories early Monday in fact, Heart pointed it out, making sure everybody noticed it.
“I am for LOVE,” she captioned it.
Later that day, while wearing her second outfit for the State of the Nation Address by the President, Heart posted a photo on her main IG gallery. She put the spotlight on her rainbow pin she was still wearing, and turned clearer on what it means.
“Everyone has the right to live, work, and dream. The SOGIE bill is a step in the right direction to guarantee the protection of those rights, especially for our friends in the LGBTQIA+ community,” she began her caption.
Everyone has the right to live, work, and dream. The SOGIE bill is a step in the right direction to guarantee the protection of those rights, especially for our friends in the LGBTQIA+ community. Last year the bill made great progress but we still have a long way to go. My husband and I are in full support of this bill and hope to see it move forward and become a law. ???? #sona2018 #LoveIsAllWeNeed
Heart pointed a few truths about the SOGIE bill: it made a bit of progress when it was passed in the lower house, but it's now up for a bigger challenge.
“My husband and I are in full support of this bill and hope to see it move forward and become a law,” she ended her caption, punctuating it with two hashtags: #Sona2018 and #LoveIsAllWeNeed.
The second hashtag in fact is a campaign that the LGBTQIA+ community plans to launch on Monday evening.
With vocal opposition against it, the challenge is for the Sogie Bill to be included in the Senate’s agenda.
The goal is to get the support of those not particularly loving the bill.
Watch the internet tonight: Netizens will be tweeting and posting on IG and on Facebook love letters to senators, who have earlier opposed the bill. And they will be accompanying their expression of support with the hashtag #LoveIsAllWeNeed.
Senator Sonny Angara's wife Tootsy also wore a rainbow pin like Heart, while LGBT-ally Senator Risa Hontiveros didn't just wear the rainbow pin — she wore it on her sleeves, literally.
— LA, GMA News