Let Valor Live On

Today we celebrate the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) that marks the annual commemoration of the Fall of Bataan. We also commemorate today the Bataan Death March where 78,000 Filipino-American soldiers who were prisoners of war were forced by the Japanese to march from Bataan to San Fernando Pampanga and 5, 000 to 10, 000 of them died along the way. Continue reading

Our Transportation System: A Cross We All Bear

Everyday, we see posts of commuters’ rants online about the long lines in the MRT, trains not working, jeepneys nearly hitting pedestrians, bus conductors not giving back their change, accidents on the road, and taxi drivers who demand more than what is in the meter. Continue reading

Rights. Freedoms. Always. YOURS.

  If this is a love story, admit it – we will be confined with the words always and yours. People nowadays are so confined with the idea of HUGOT - the idea that it feels good when someone else relates to your woes and sadness about love. But why is it so hard to relate to people regarding their human rights? Continue reading

We All Did This to Jennifer

They say, it takes a village to raise a child. But, it also takes a village to kill its child. Continue reading

Fight for Love, Fight for Rights: From the Stonewall Riots to our Facebook Walls

The Stonewall Inn is considered the birthplace of the modern Gay Rights movement. On June 28, 1969, the regular patrons of the establishment fought against the harassment they were getting from the police department. It was said that this was the first time in history that LGBTs fought back against the authorities which ended up in a riot more popularly known as the Stonewall Riots. Continue reading