Michael David Tan

Michael David Tan

Asia, Philippines, Energy & Environmental Issues, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, 2014

Michael David Tan is the founder of Outrage Magazine, the only publication for the LGBTQ community in the Philippines. Mick oversees the running of the webzine, which reports on LGBTQ-related issues. Under his leadership, the publication has diversified its services. It conducts research; helps people living with HIV access treatment, care, and support; conducts campaigns to increase awareness on LGBTQ issues; and hosts gatherings/events for LGBTQ people and their allies. Since returning to the Philippines, he has been developing Pink Ink, a training program that aims to empower student journalists to tackle LGBTQ-related discrimination happening in educational institutions in the Philippines. Pink Ink is part of #HateWatchPH, which reports LGBTQ-related hate crimes happening in the Philippines.

Email: editor@outragemag.com