Tag Archive: philippines

An Open Letter to Bertrand Rodriguez Jr who wrote an open letter to Thomas van Beersum who wrote an open letter to Joselito Sevilla

I applaud you for your patriotism. I can see that, even if geographically you are no longer in the Philippines, there is genuine concern on your part towards the welfare of your countrymen.… Continue reading

Why the Philippines is Not Gay-Friendly || Spoken Word

  Spoken Word poetry written for pride week in the Philippines.   Related articles Sham tolerance of LGBTs in PH (opinion.inquirer.net) What It’s Like To Be Gay In The Philippines (thoughtcatalog.com) Filipinos join… Continue reading

Manila: The Last Ten Years

 

Cam Sur, Nakatikim ka na ba ng Bente-Kwatro?

While running the risk of sounding like the biggest Migz Villafuerte critic/fan/stalker, I saw his interview on Boy Abunda’s Bottomline and a few clips from the Tonight with Arnold Clavio. And I’ve never… Continue reading

An Open Letter to Migz Villafuerte

Dear Migz,   Let’s begin with the pleasantries. I don’t like you and I didn’t vote for you. Now if you think this is just going to be hate mail or black propaganda,… Continue reading

Why so serious? Online Backlash Against Janine Tugonon

Let’s begin with saying I don’t care about Janine Tugonon. Or BB. Pilipinas, for that matter. If it wasn’t for recent controversies regarding her statements and attitudes on Kris Aquino‘s TV Show, I… Continue reading

How to Write About Being Gay in the Philippines

As a full-time, minimum wage worker, I tend to snap at any writing opportunities that come my way. Especially if it’s a paying opportunity. A few days ago I chanced upon the fanpage… Continue reading