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I See You: From One Divine Soul to Another

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Sawa bona. (I see you.)   Sikhona. (I am here.) Also translated as: Until you see me I do not exist. When you see me, you bring me into existence. ~ Traditional Greeting from the Samburu tribe of North Africa We are all interconnected.  The need for validation comes from the (more…)Read More

I Found Myself on My Way to Joining a Sorority

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“May good come out of this tragedy.” This is a line from a text message sent to the media by Antonio Cesar Servando, the uncle of one of my young kababayans, who died two months ago because all he wanted was to belong to a fraternity, like I once did. These (more…)Read More

So What If I’m Queer? I Am Proud of It

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I first encountered the identity of “queer” as a first year in college. I attended a meeting for one of the Filipino organizations on campus, and one of the coordinators introduced his program as a “space for queer Filipinos.” I was surprised to hear that term. In high school, the (more…)Read More

Philippines Independence Day, June 2014

Pinay.com celebrates the Philippines’ Independence Day or Araw ng Kalayaan (June 12) and Father’s Day (June 15) this month. Read our writers’ take on these two events. Lorial Crowder shares her perspective in Don’t Forget to Honor Our National Heroes and Jennifer Bichara talks about the sacrifices fathers make to care for (more…)Read More

Philippine Heritage Month, May 2014

Pinay.com shares this month’s celebration of our heritage. Let us get to know ourselves, who we are, where we come from and why we sparkle and shine. Here are two stories that will light up your day: Mabuhay! Your Light Shines On Us  by MT Vallarta and T’boli Mothers Take (more…)Read More

T’boli Mothers Take Part in Saving Culture

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Vivian Antang, a young Pinay T’boli mother of three, listened intently to the speaker in front who enumerated the elements of a good children’s story. A few seats away from her is Sally Dala, her neighbor who seemed to enjoy remembering numerous indigenous games of their tribe. On her left (more…)Read More

Kalasimbago Para Sii Ku Kalilintad: How to Make Peace in Mindanao

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By Yasmira Moner, Pinay.com Author Let me tell you the story of a journey towards peace with fellow explorers from the other side of the world. These beautiful creatures are with me, to tell the world that peace is the way to go. Here at home, in Lanao, we have (more…)Read More

Deliciously Plump Pinay Rocks Beauty Standards

Interview by Ruth Alfonso Alarcon. Ed. by Hamida Bisnar. The essence of beauty is no longer boxed to a specific standard set by God-knows-who. But sisters Danah and Stacey Gutierez, the Plump Pinays, can pin down the culprit. It’s the media that “bombard very unnatural images that make us want (more…)Read More

Allow yourself to shine!

Push your fears aside to allow yourself to shine! I used to read Marianne Williamson’s books faithfully. In this way, she has taught me a lot. This includes the need to not be afraid to shine and to be able to let other people shine. “Our deepest fear is not (more…)Read More

Truly beautiful sparkly people love it when others are too

Beautiful sparkling people help others shine too. When you enjoy other people’s beauty and light, your own beauty goes deep and your light shines bright. Send shine with an ecard. It’s free to send an ecard when you’re a member. Login or register now> (this post was originally published at bagongpinay.org) (more…)Read More

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