commentary / lgbt rights

#HeterosexualPrideDay – 13 examples of straight privilege in daily life

June is known all over the world as the Pride Month for LGBT people or lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders. For some reason, some quarters propagated the idea of having a “Heterosexual […]

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commentary / politics / social media philippines

Do not forget that fake news sites have big financiers

A quick search on YouTube will yield several videos reporting about the purported arrest order of the Supreme Court and the Office of the Ombudsman against former President Benigno Aquino III. In […]

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news / sports

‘Laban ng Lahi’ 2017: A marathon with a purpose

An international marathon challenge that aims to promote national unity is scheduled to be held beginning this September 10 at Barangay La Union in Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte. The major sporting […]

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commentary / entertainment / lgbt rights

LET HER BE – In defense of Jake Zyrus

Shortly after the lesbian rumors about Charice Pempengo began to surface back in 2012, The Filipino Scribe  wrote that the public should stop from bullying the singer into disclosing her sexual orientation […]

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commentary / lgbt rights / politics

Pinoy LGBTs must address the discrimination within their community

Earlier today, thousands of Filipino LGBTs (lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders) trooped to Marikina City for the annual pride march. As always, the organizers and participants touched on familiar themes of love, […]

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news / politics / social media philippines

CBCP tags ThinkingPinoy, 28 others as fake news sites

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has joined media organizations and concerned netizens in declaring war against fake news websites. In a pastoral letter dated June 21, CBCP President and […]

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commentary / education

FLY BY NIGHT | Everyone says they are K plus 12 ready, but nobody is

Ever since the passage of Republic Act 10533 and the subsequent introduction of the K plus 12 education system, many schools have popped out all over the country claiming in their advertisements […]

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#WalangPasok / news

July 1 2017 declared holiday in Davao provinces

Four provinces in Region XI or Davao Region will be celebrating their 50th foundation anniversary this July 1, Saturday. The day is a public holiday in the provinces of Davao Occidental, Davao Oriental, Davao […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Online mob mentality at the time of Rodrigo Duterte

Three weeks ago, Chelsea Clinton made international headlines when she called out Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for making a joke about soldiers possibly committing sexual abuses while a part of the country […]

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education / news / up diliman

Application for UPCAT 2018 set to begin July 17

Students who are interested to take the University of the Philippines College Admission Test or UPCAT for academic year 2018-2019 may begin submitting their respective applications starting this July 17. On its official […]

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How can gov’t workers apply for a 14-day COVID leave?

Second of two parts As previously reported by The Filipino Scribe, government employees can apply for a paid leave of 14 calendar days in case they need to be quarantined due to […]

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CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]

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On winning first prize in the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival essay writing contest

Last Monday, I was formally recognized for winning first prize in the recently concluded 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) essay writing contest – teachers’ category. My essay was about the movie […]

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