It was 2007 when I first heard about the Pride march. I had recently attended my first LGBT event, a forum about lesbian identities and relationships. When I found out about Pride, I immediately thought if it was possible to come and march even if I was in the closet.
Nowadays it’s easy to give your two cents worth. Post your views on social media and feel validated with every like, comment, and share. I’ve always been more comfortable sitting behind a computer screen but a couple of years ago I read a quote once that stuck to me like glue: It went, “Here’s the […]
LGBT Filipinos have always lived precarious lives, so we have had to devise means to survive. There is a certain form of cunning that many of us have mastered: the art of fading into the background so as not to get into trouble. We grow up learning to keep our true selves from being seen […]
So, you’ve decided to march in Metro Manila Pride this year. Congratulations! Pride is an annual fest of fabulousness, acceptance, love, and – naturally – pride in one’s gender and sexuality. But the ever-present question asked at every event keeps niggling at your mind: what do I wear? Not to worry, hypothetical person. I’m here […]
Back in the 90’s when I was in college, there were few avenues towards SOGIE awareness. I knew I was different. Although I was attracted to men, my attraction for women was developing and I was horrified; mainly because I was very confused.
We’ve got a packed and Pride-filled week! Some of the community events will donate part of their proceeds to the Pride Festival, so please make sure to go to them! Here is your guide to the community events happening this week: Monday to Sunday, June 13-19 The Pride Month Exhibit at Pineapple Lab This month, our friends […]