Society’s acceptance to the LGBT community grows more each day. Following the recent Pride March in Marikina, many people expressed their love and support towards people in the community. This includes celebrity host Mari Jasmin, who finally revealed her relationship with award-winning director Samantha Lee.
People know Mari as the ex-girlfriend of singer-actor Sam Milby. She took her heartfelt expression on Instagram where she revealed her current relationship. The host talked about what she experienced in her five years in the country.
Mari shared how people accepted her wholeheartedly while some even welcomed her to their homes. However, she also revealed that one of her dreams as a member of the LGBT community include being able to walk around in public holding her Samantha’s hand without judgment from others.
My dream is to live in a world where I feel safe walking down the street holding my girlfriend’s hand. A world where I have the same fundamental human rights that I would be entitled to if I were in a straight, heteronormative relationship.
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Samantha Lee is an award-winning Filipina director. Her popular works include “Baka Bukas” and “Agos.” Apart from directing, she also serves as an influencer on social media who actively who advocates for the rights of the LGBT community.
Mari Jasmine is a model-TV host recently linked to Sam Milby. Earlier this year, the actor confirmed that his relationship with the host ended.
Meanwhile, several social media users commented on Mari’s recent reveal. Here are their thoughts: