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‘Riding in tandem’

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The phrase “riding in tandem” was one of those nominated for this year’s “Salita ng Taon” or Filipino Word of the Year. Although it lost to “selfie,” “riding in tandem” has certainly entered Filipino public consciousness.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Transempire

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The murder of Jennifer Laude in Olongapo, with a US Marine being held as the suspect, has resulted in a term, “transgender,” being used all over the media often with some confusion.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A different power

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October 5 was World Teachers Day, with many events held to pay tribute to members of this noble profession.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A kinder Church

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I have been following the ongoing Vatican synod—a gathering of bishops—on the family and have been hopeful that we might see a kinder Catholic Church emerging.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Filipino families

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There was a conference at the University of the Philippines Diliman on Tuesday and Wednesday to celebrate the 12th Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day, an annual event where scholars present papers looking back at the Spanish colonial period in the Philippines. One of the panels was devoted to family and society, with three papers that can help us understand the complicated configurations of Filipino families today.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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