Pres. Duterte has been seen in the public and most importantly heard by the public; especially regarding his jokes about sexuality and many other things. Below is a compilation of his jokes along with how they have been explained to the public.
Duterte joked that he used to be gay and that when he saw Mutya, his partner Honeylet Avanceña, he cured himself of homosexuality.
According to Panelo, Pres. Duterte’s Spokesperson, the LGBTQ community, “should be happy.”
Panelo had also said to the Philippine Daily Inquirer that, “I don’t know if it should offend them” and “Why is the gay community offended?”
Lastly, Panelo had declared, “The remarks meant he had changed his sexual preference, what’s wrong [with that]?”