Quezon City Government Holds LGBT+ Mass Wedding This Valentines Day

LGBTQ+ couples tied the knot in a mass wedding ceremony last February 14 at the Lights of Love Events Palace in Quezon City. “LOVE IS PRIDE. PRIDE IS LOVE.” is the slogan of the mass wedding that was officiated by Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte, who is a known supporter of LGBTQ+ rights. Liza Diño, […]

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Watch: Journey of Gay Couple Who Met on Facebook

Love truly knows no borders. And for that matter, even gender or race. Don Mueller originally met Oriel Briguela online via Facebook. Don is a member of Metropolitan Community Church or MCC, under Founders MCC in Los Angeles, California. Oriel is also an MCC member in the Philippines, under MCC Quezon City (now known as […]

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Same-Sex Marriage in the Philippines - Ryan and David Gay Wedding

Gay Couple’s Wedding Video Went Viral – We Asked How They Handled The Hate

David and Ryan have been together for four years. They met on the 12th of March in 2015. They are officially celebrating their first anniversary this year, on the 18th of August. It has been a year since Open Table MCC (a church that conducts same-sex unions) has officiated David and Ryan’s wedding. A few […]

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Gay Wedding in Philippines Gladiator-Themed

A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. Dave Meurer A Holy Union is a wedding ceremony, which is a spiritual joining of two persons regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. It is a celebration of love witness and affirmed […]

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Philippine Gay Wedding Will Bring You Joy

Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it be rather a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet A Holy Union is a wedding ceremony, which is a spiritual […]

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Gay Wedding Almost Cancelled By Storm

David and Ryan have been together for four years. They met on the 12th of March in 2015. They are officially celebrating their first anniversary this year, on the 18th of August. It has been a year since Open Table MCC (a church that conducts same-sex unions) has officiated David and Ryan’s wedding, and we […]

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What Really Happens With the Holy Union Fee

The money that is received from the Holy Union is pooled together in the Church’s official bank account. No person or leader from the Church receives any Holy Union money, partially or as a whole by hand or by money transfer issued in any person’s name. The Union fee is sacred in the sense that […]

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How LGBT+ Weddings Are Also an Act of Advocacy

I often tell couples that their decision to have a blessing with family and friends through a wedding ceremony is both fortunate and unfortunate.Unfortunate because it is still not legally recognized here and not yet socially accepted. It is fortunate because, even though the couple may have simply decided and planned it for themselves, whether […]

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Same-Sex Marriage in the Philippines - Ryan and David Gay Wedding

Watch: Gay Wedding Trailer Will Make You Teary-Eyed

A gay couple from the Philippines made a video trailer for their upcoming wedding in Tagaytay this coming August. They even made a website for their upcoming wedding, twogroomstwogardens.com – supposedly a pun on the venue name, which is Two Gardens. The same-sex wedding, or “holy union“, will be officiated by Open Table MCC – an […]

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Same-Sex Mass Wedding / Holy Union 2018

Mass Holy Union 2018: Register Now!

Open Table MCC – Metropolitan Community Church is once again offering a Mass Holy Union (Same-Sex Wedding) for LGBT+ Couples on 2018. Fee is Php 400.00 ONLY. This is also open to straight couples who wish to have a purely religious blessing without any legal effect. This is mainly to answer the need of same-sex […]

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