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Ladlad joining House, Senate races; seeks end to hate-slays of LGBTs 18-May-12, 4:03 PM | Marlene Alcaide, TV5 and Pots de Leon, The online news portal of TV5 MANILA, Philippines - (UPDATE: 4:31 PM] With music, some dancing, pink attire and a short program, Ladlad party list, once dubbed by CNN as the only gay political party in the world, signaled its intention to join the 2013 elections for Congress. And, besides throwing its hat into the party-list race, Ladlad is also eyeing a seat in the upper chamber, with no less than its founder and chairman, Prof. Danton Remoto, declaring a plan to run for senator. Ladlad leaders and supporters on Friday filed with the Commission on Elections a formal participation to join the race as a party list. Party members will be seeking again the songressional seats represented by Bemz Benedicto, Atty. Germaine Trittle Leonin and Raymond Alikpala. "Kami ang avengers ng Philippine politics; nagbabalik kami, par…