By Ruth E. Ortega
Most people admit to being tempted to wear a cape. When someone is in distress—and there’s always someone in distress—a hero, an expert, is summoned for the rescue. And to this, I often find myself yielding.
By Clarisse E. Cledera
If I could only love, I’d give you the moon and the stars!
By Breccia Zerda
Last Dec. 6, Asia’s longest running Pride March marked its 20th anniversary in Malate, Manila. The theme was “Come Out for Love.” In the LGBT community, coming out is equivalent to an 18-year-old’s debut, albeit less celebratory and more depressing. As much as possible, we avoid coming out to family and friends. Often the experience is filled with heartache and misunderstanding. It rips families apart. It tests the limits of friendship.
By Joseph Giancarlo C. Agdamag
A couple of years ago, fresh from the laid-back world of college, I started a blog. At first I didn’t know what to write about. My first few posts ranged from mundane rants to highfalutin sentiments (or so I thought). In fact, my WordPress ID was snooty (read: thoughtologist).
By Gabrielle V. Aranas
If you ask me, we are all still in high school. See those women by the coffee maker, gossiping about a coworker? Totally high school.