Since the culture is non threatening and receptive to gay individuals and couples, however, their status were diversified: slaves by debt serving their masters in proportion to their debts, slave domestics, slaves captured during the annual raids, criminals and even slaves of slaves Scott The Explosion of the Yapayuki-San Phenomenon 28 The Filipinos have a long tradition in music, dance and folk songs, which were well-recognized by their neighbors.
The next step was crossed when in the yearsthe idea to regulate the sector of prostitution in Manila not elsewhere was seriously studied despite the resistance of the archbishop of Manila and some powerful sector of the population. In this context, the prostitution is perceived as an imported product from a foreign land, one of the results of the Spanish colonization, and so without indigenous roots.
At the bottom of the society were the oripun composing the main part of the population. This ambiguous juridical status favored the development of practices of corruption by some law enforcers.
Even the sermons in some churches are about the situation of Haitian homosexuals. Attitude of Society and the Government Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for published by the United States Department of State indicates that, although there were no "confirmed" reports of discrimination against LGBT persons by the authorities, domestic NGOs reported that LGBT persons "faced widespread societal discrimination, including social stigma, targeted physical violence, sexual assault, and employment insecurity" US 19 Apr.
However, none of these organizations explained their criteria in order to arrive at these results, making a group of researchers wondering that probably some NGOs over-estimated these results in order to attract more subventions DSWD 4. Haiti: Situation of sexual minorities and treatment of this group by society and the authorities; legislation, state protection and support services September Moreover, the demand was potentially huge knowing that soldiers and their dependants were living in Clark and 5, soldiers, civilians and their dependants, plus U.
The prostitute was, then, used also as a maid, cook, etc.