On Parenting Queer Children
The journey of raising queer children in the Philippines encompasses a complex array of challenges and triumphs. Embedded within the country's cultural, societal, and legal norms, families face unique hurdles while advocating for and supporting their queer children. The fourth episode of QueerTalks, a talk series held on Zoom by Queer Safe Spaces Organization, delved into the intricacies of this subject, shedding light on the multifaceted challenges experienced by families navigating the complexities of raising queer children in the Philippines.
Fists raised, hearts aflame: Mong Palatino on Love and Activism
Mong Palatino is a Filipino blogger, activist, environmentalist, and former legislator. He was the Philippines’ first elected youth representative from 2009 to 2013. He wrote the Young Blood essay entitled “Activist Lover”, which tells the love story of him and his wife, and how activism played its role in their relationship.
On Soulmates of Six
How does one get lucky enough to find their soulmates in this crowded, overpopulated world? What are the chances of suddenly stumbling upon people whose heart beats the same rhythm as you? Well, Darl Alba, Kin Ivan Umpad, Kevin Castro, Luis Macabulos, and Kaya Katigbak definitely know the answer to these questions, and today, we get to know them better as we hear the story of the humble beginning of The OK Club.
How Did This Band Become "The Great Dane"?
Perhaps if the multiverse was real- some place where music is non-existent, these guys would be baristas, football players, managers, and businessmen. Luckily, they stumbled upon each other, and in this fortunate meeting of talents and passion, Chris Azanza, Brennan Ng, Christian Ng, and Joaquin Julio Reyes made possible the movin’ and groovin’ of ‘The Great Dane’ band.
Visual Novel Game: A Fun Way to Help Filipinos Read More
Reading a book can be boring for some, but what if you could read while still playing a game? What’s best about it is that you can make your own choices to help you reach the ending you want to have. You can have your own character and decide which choices would be best for your character’s ending. A visual novel game might be a possible way for Filipinos to engage in reading.