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Monique Wilson

Monique Wilson

MANILA, Philippines—London-based theater actress Monique Wilson has admitted she is a lesbian.

“The reason I decided to come out is linked to (the project) ‘One Billion Rising.’ Every time I come home, I see that young gay people here are so marginalized, are so discriminated against and that there’s so much violence going on toward them,” Wilson said.

“One Billion Rising” will be held on Valentine’s Day in 2013. A billion women from all over the world will dance simultaneously to demand for the end of women abuse.

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