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Duterte’s reversal portends uncertainty for Pinoy LGBTs

This article is being published in connection to the International Day against Homophobia (IDAHO) 2017 The Philippines joined many other countries around the world in observing the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia or otherwise referred to as IDAHOBIT last May 17. It’s been

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Aiza Seguerra and the same-sex marriage debate in the Philippines

Singer Aiza Seguerra married her fiancée Liza Diño in a simple but elegant ceremony in San Francisco, California last December 8. Most people reacted positively to the couple’s wedding, based on comments posted on the former child star’s Instagram page. However, one question begs asking: 

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Colt 45 and the ‘real men’ myth

In late 2008, Colt 45 Philippines launched four 15-second advertisements featuring a group of men in different situations. The ad campaign intends to reintroduce Colt 45 as the “strong beer for real men.” The marketing blitz however contains highly insensitive gender stereotypes. In the first