METRO MANILA, Philippines – It has been 105 years since the world first started celebrating International Women’s Day and 27 years since the Philippine National Women’s Month was declared. In this time, how much of the conversations about the social, economic, and political achievements and concerns of women have been about lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LBTQIA) women?
“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 […]