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What You Should Know About Dating a Filipina

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Once, when my husband had revealed to his Vietnamese barber that he’s married to a Filipina, the excited barber exclaimed, “You married Asian, now you sit back and relax.” My husband almost fell off his chair. It was the furthest from the truth. When he married me he had these (more…)Read More

Filipina Book Writers: What is Your Child Reading?

What is your child reading? Three Filipina book writers says it’s time to engage children with fairy tales and adventures in the Philippine setting. Instead of foreign characters, why not local characters who can inspire children to learn about Filipino values. Why shouldn’t the setting be in our home country? Why (more…)Read More

Make a Vision Board to Start Your Year

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This 2016 I’m bringing vision board work and playshops to Manila and other cities around the Philippine islands. The first one is on February 27, 2016 in Manila. Be on the look out for others events at Facebook and at EventsBrite. I don’t believe in new year resolutions. But I do believe in hope and in (more…)Read More

When You Google Pinay, What Do You See?

That’s right! When you google Pinay, these labels pop up:  sexy hot Pinays, yummy hot Pinays, nice Pinay striptease, Pinay scandals, sensual Pinays, and so on. In Pinay.com’s site stats, the ugliness just keeps coming with Pinay porn, Pinay xx, bisexual Pinays, hot Pinays, naughty American Pinay.com, Pinay actress sex drugs (more…)Read More

Filipina Explores Identity in Theatre Production

I sit encircled by my students reading an excerpt of the most recent incarnation of “The Journey of a Brown Girl (JoBG).”  I posed the question to them: “what is the voice that resonates through this piece?” Their responses filled the space. One student said, “It is the voice of (more…)Read More

On Stage Ate Reg Acts and Looks Like Regine

Known as a tribute artist to Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, 32-year old transgender stand-up comedian Ate Reg (Marvin Cleofas in real life) is rising to fame because of her uncanny likeness to the Pinay diva. She has become such a great impersonator that even Regine’s husband, singer Ogie Alcasid, at times (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

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

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