Gay and Pregnant Students Face Discrimination

I got this article from Prof. Libay Cantor of UP Diliman ( from her Multiply site) who is an advocate of LGBT issues. As for me, I will be reposting this so as to enlighten people of the reality of homophobia and sexism in the education system: the institution that “molds” young minds into what they are today. Try to analyze it and think about where you had your education when you were younger. Continue reading “Gay and Pregnant Students Face Discrimination”

Pride March program

We were supposed to really “march” then but we weren’t able to because my contact person doesn’t know where exactly they are.. So we just attended the Pride March program. I was with Karla, of course, and it was our first time to attend such an event. For me it felt liberating because it was my first time and you’re with people who have conviction about LGBT issues. Of course I was with UP babaylan contingent. It’s been a long time since I hung out with UP babaylan people. It feels good that you’re with the people of your own kind. It’s very rare that I get a chance to mingle with people who have a kind of mindset not very common in the “normal” world. Continue reading “Pride March program”

Theorizing a Public Issue #2: Transexualism

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Transsexual women (11/01/2007)

HONOLULU — This is not an easy piece to write. It’s probably the most unusual and unprecedented case the Philippine Supreme Court has had to deal with in its history. It will be many, many years before the high court can have some kind of “transgender law” to guide its future deliberations on transgender cases.

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