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HAPI in Celebration of International Women’s Month 2020

By Dwengster / March 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

HAPI in Celebration of International Women’s Month 2020 Written by Maria Juana Valenzuela March 29, 2020 Las Piñas City, Philippines “The women in my community are the most powerful inspiration.” This International Women’s Month, Humanist Alliance Philippines International – HAPI is Celebrating Women in every way, shape and form: for their struggles, for their strength, […]

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Masculine, Feminine

By Javan Poblador / February 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Written by Maimai-addi Aydinan February 22, 2020 Muntinlupa City, Philippines My man has always been self-conscious about some of his physical traits. He has gynecomastia, man-boobs, which has always caused him to be the butt of jokes among friends. Truth be told, I find it attractive. When we met, he didn’t come across as effeminate. […]

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2020 Wishes From the HAPI CFO

By Dwengster / January 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

2020 Wishes From the HAPI CFO December 29, 2019 10:49 PM (+8GMT) San Juan, La Union, Philippines   The year that was… 2019 – a year which truly tested patience, temperament, and resounding resoluteness to outwit and overcome seemingly magnanimous obstacles and obfuscations. 2019 was also a year which strengthened bonds of family and friendship. […]

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Kindness and Giving

By Alvin John Ballares / November 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

    Kindness and Giving by: Meimei Hammer Kindness and giving most of the time go hand in hand. However, there is a major difference between the two. The dictionary says, “Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate”. The RAK or Random Acts of Kindness was founded in 1995 to inspire people […]

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How I Identified Myself As a Humanist

By Dwengster / October 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

How I Identified Myself As a Humanist by Madelyne Gauna Seoul, Korea Oct 10, 2019, 9:03 PM Growing up, I’ve always been that black sheep. I’m not a rebel child, I was a consistent honor student. I was valedictorian in Elementary, I graduated with High Honors in my Senior Years of High School… I never […]

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My Journey to Myself and to Humanism

By Dwengster / October 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Quezon City, Philippines October 15, 2019 How does one become a skeptic? Is it a wiring anomaly in the brain as an aftermath of probably being bumped while in the womb or having been physically extricated from it? Awareness of one’s own true self does not come easily for many. Most often, a curious nature […]

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GMA 7 News TV Program Feature – REEL TIME, Ang Lihim ng Pamilya

By Dwengster / September 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Family Secret (Ang Lihim ng Pamilya) GMA 7 News Program REEL TIME Aired September 27, 2019 Featuring the Humanist Alliance Philippines International hapihumanist.org Copyright by GMA7 News and Public Affairs For educational purposes only. #ViolenceAgainstWomenAndChildren #VAWC #VAWSI #HAPIkami #HAPI #WeAreHumanists #Human1st #OneLifeToLive Thank you to Ms Shao Masula and Mr RJ Magno of GMA7 […]

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Love and Courage by Aman S. Bains

By Marissa Langseth / September 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Let us hear from a millennial from NYC, USA and also my neighbor for over 18 years in Fresh Meadows, Queens, USA about love and courage. Aman was raised in the Sikh faith, in a multiethnic family, with ancestral roots in Sikhism, Islam and Catholicism. At a tender age of 18, Aman  has traveled far […]

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Stop Blaming a Minority for Wanting the Same Rights As You

By Shane / September 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Photo: George Calvelo/ABS-CBN News In light of the divided consensus over the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill in the Senate and the recent brouhahas surrounding transgender woman Gretchen Diez, it’s occurred to me that there is now a greater pushback towards the LGBTQ+ community in the Philippines than ever before. […]

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Fall Seven Times and Stand Up Eight: A Story

By Javan Poblador / September 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Every time he sees familiar faces passing by his humble home, Michael Magallanes never fails to greet with a big, bright smile. He would always want to make everyone feel welcome. However, that smile hasn’t always been there before, it took time before he could learn how to smile again. Michael was born in the […]

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