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It goes back at least as far as the ancient Greece.
The two major colonizers were homophobic; hence, the roots of such tolerance might be of pre-colonial origin, carried over within Philippine society.
In 1946, the Philippines declared independence, but the American influence remained strong, partly because of the shared experience in the liberation of the islands from the Japanese during World War 2.
The post-war brought the Cold War and Mc Carthy witch-hunts in America.
Many heterosexuals are now aware that homosexuals want equal rights.
Yet this was not the case in the 1960s Philippines. Despite a lack of a gay movement, gays were accorded much tolerance. There have been only a few articles indicating that the Philippines was tolerant of gays in the 1960s and 1970s, that is, before the Stonewall rebellion in New York in 1969.