Felipe Joaquin “Quino” Reyes is a lawyer, yoga teacher, and LGBTQI and HIV advocate based in the Philippines. He previously worked as an associate in a Manila law firm and as in-house counsel for a media conglomerate. He currently maintains a solo corporate, commercial, and property law practice while also working for their family real estate business.
Quino has been practicing yoga for more than ten (10) years and has been teaching for more than seven (7). He leads Vinyasa and Power yoga classes and workshops for various yoga studios in Metro Manila, as well as for Yoga For Life - a non-profit organization that serves people living with, or affected by, HIV - of which he is the current President. As a community of yoga teachers, counselors, HIV advocates, and supporters, Yoga For Life offers yoga, meditation, and related practices as complementary therapy for people living with HIV.
Quino is a founding trustee of the Philippine LGBT Bar Association - a group of LGBTQI lawyers that aims to end stigma and promote diversity within the legal industry as well as provides legal resources and support for LGBTQI-related cases and public policy initiatives.
Quino is the legal counsel and an Executive Board member of the Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce - a federation of LGBTQI professionals and LGBTQI-owned and allied businesses and organizations. The Chamber operates various projects that foster diversity and inclusion in the workplace and promote LGBTQI contributions to industry and society, including SOGIE trainings and studies, election guides, film development, and a radio show.