Somewhere around the Lapu-Lapu shrine, while marching under the heat of the Manila sun, I asked my boyfriend (a pride march virgin) how it felt to hold my hand in public. He replied casually that we’d done it a few times before. Of course, during those few times that we did, there was always a […]
Love, as many say, is a universal language. At one point or another we’ve all received and expressed love. But there are many people out there who have been denied this because of one thing—their sexuality. Thankfully, there is no place for this prejudice in my family.
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 […]
Metro Manila Pride is appalled and saddened over the mass shooting that claimed 50 lives and injured 54 more at the LGBT nightclub, Pulse, in Orlando, Florida. Our hearts and thoughts go out to the families and loved ones of those victimized by this horrifying crime. As we join the rest of the world in […]