Out Run closely examines the participation of the world’s first LGBT political party – Ladlad, in Filipino politics. It was never an easy task for Bemz Benedito, a newcomer in politics, to become the first transgender congressman in the Congress of the Philippines, where the catholic alliance has gained power. Bemz, also the President of Ladlad, has formed an alliance with other groups of homosexual and transgender parties. The united front formed thus launching a campaign appealing to grassroots hairdressers and cosmetologists, while confronting the missionaries on the streets in the election. Will the underdog win the election on election day and earn a ticket to the Congress?
This film has recorded the energy of this LGBT party and their creative ways in challenging mainstream politics and pursuing their dreams via the election in the Philippines!