“If I Could” A Poem by Louise Meets

The holiday season can be isolating or even painful for many LGBTQIA+ people. This is especially true for those who are not accepted by or are not out to their families. For those of you struggling, Words Anonymous’ Louise Meets has lent us her words to help keep you afloat.

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LGBT Rights ARE Human Rights – “Our Rights, Our Freedoms, Always”

December 10, 2015 by Chang Jordan COMMUNITY 0 Comments

What human rights? Can’t we just marvel instead at how Yaya Dub and Alden just look so adorable together? Nakaka-inlove. Hashtag kiligpamore. Hashtag can’tgetenoughofAldub. What lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights? There is nothing so grave or severe about LGBT rights, no, not in the Philippines. Aren’t gay people so popular here already?

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Sapphic Spectrum Segregation: Where are you in the hue?

“I am a girl. I also like girls. So what am I?” I’ve heard this line countless times before. Women or girls who discover that their hearts beat for others like them, their loins lust after people who have the same body parts as them, and whose souls get excited by like-gendered souls, the inevitable […]

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Iba-Iba, Sama-Sama sa Baguio, Negros & QC Pride March: A Solidarity Statement

On December 5, 2015, we at Metro Manila Pride will proudly unfurl our colors as we march and fight for unity, diversity, and love in solidarity with the 9th Baguio Pride Parade, the 3rd Negros LGBT Pride Parade, and the 2nd Quezon City Pride March.

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Community Events: Baguio, Bacolod, and Quezon City Marches for LGBT Pride on December 5

December 4, 2015 by Metro Manila Pride Event 0 Comments

Did you know that there are three pride parades happening in the Philippines tomorrow? These are: (1) the 9th Baguio Pride Parade, (2) the 3rd Negros LGBT Pride Parade, and (3) the 2nd Quezon City Pride March.

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Hiya: An Epidemic

    “Nakakahiya!” Between you and me, I’m sure we’ve both heard this word many times either from ourselves or from others. It’s a common expression used by a lot of Filipinos when it comes to a large amount of issues – whether it’s eating too much food at a party, talking too loud on public […]

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