Transwomen Flight Attendants Boards Cebu Pacific
FIRST TRANSWOMEN FLIGHT ATTENDANTS – History has been made as Cebu Pacific welcomes the first transwomen flight attendants in their crew.
Mikee Vitug and Jess Labares shared their milestones on social media. This was during Trans Awareness week.
Vitug shared on her Facebook her story. She said that she was hesitant to apply knowing the Philippines ‘ conservative views.
However, she eventually took the leap because of support from her partner. She was advised to stop resisting because there was no harm in trying.
I feel honored and humbled that I am one of the first tran swoman Cabin crew dito sa Philippines, this is something new and I hope it will spark a change sa kung paano ang pag tingin ng mga tao sa mga trans woman na hindi kami i box or i stereotype kasi tao din naman kami.
Capable din kami, normal lang din kami na tao and I am grateful na binigyan ako and Miss Jess Labares ng rare opportunity ng Cebu pacific Cebgo na i prove ang sarili namin na kaya namin maging cabin crew.Mikee Sicat Vitug
Along with Mikee, Jess Labares also shared her positive thoughts about this historical event. She even said that she never dreamed about being a flight attendant.
I will forever cherish this opportunity given to me and with that, I’d like to extend my deepest gratitude to Cebu Pacific Air and CebGo for their acceptance.Jess Labares
On behalf of the LGBTQ community, thank you very much. This means that we have progressed into a more accepting society who has learned to respect and celebrate human individuality and expression.
Both Jess and Mikee aim to become an inspiration to everybody. Along with this, they advocate acceptance and love.
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