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HAPI Spotlight: Filipinas del Valle

By Shane / September 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

Sherwin Dane Haro Aug. 26, 2020 San Jose, Antique, Philippines Audio version of the article. Narrated by Shane Haro. Striking up a casual convo with HAPI Executive Secretary Filipinas del Valle, the first thing you’ll probably notice is her total lack of a filter. With that rowdy attitude, loud cackle and a potty mouth that […]

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Research: One of the Best Way in Countering Homophobic Propaganda

By Javan Poblador / August 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Research: One of the Best Way in Countering Homophobic Propaganda by Joshua Villalobos Bacolod City   In a widely Christian or Catholic country, policies favoring the basic human rights and dignity of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender+ (LGBT+) community will need to pass the hole of the needle. Major academic institutions here in the Philippines […]

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My Mama: How I First Learned Humanism

By Javan Poblador / August 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

My Mama: How I First Learned Humanism by Shawn Evans V. Quiming Malolos City, Bulacan   She can be funny, witty, strict, childish, and sometimes she acts like my age. That’s my mom. Whenever we are having a mom and child time, she always reminds me about being a good person. To treat other people […]

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Our Education During a Pandemic

By Shane / July 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Glemir Sordilla July 2020 Bacolod Reminiscing about back in early March when I can still feel the heat due to the crowds of students piling up in my school’s hallway accompanied by their rowdy remarks while we were all trying to get our teachers to sign our clearances. (). The news of the deadly COVID-19 […]

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Fulfilling Dreams, Pt. 2: Silong Tanglaw

By Shane / July 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Angie Driskell June 3 / July 4, 2020 Metro Manila Silong Tanglaw Foundation is a home for boys that have been referred by their local government agencies to be placed in a safe and healthy environment. The facility, which was originally donated by a religious organization, is located in Quezon City. The boys are provided […]

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Thunberg Knock-Off, Never Fake

By Shane / July 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Angelo Greñas July 2020 Every day, as I walk my way to school, I have this habit of covering my nose with a handkerchief, fearing that the polluted air might kill me on the spot. This is me when I was in my junior high school years, and yes, that was a very naïve act […]

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A Tree in Focus: Pinus Kesiya

By Shane / July 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Steven Angelo July 2020 City of San Fernando, La Union When we go up north, we always aim to be in the City of Pines, Baguio City, to feel its cold weather, to mesmerize the beauty of Cordillera Mountains and to feel the bristles of pine trees. Intimate love for Baguio means in-depth love for […]

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Fulfilling Dreams, Pt. 1: Bahay Pangarap

By Shane / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Angie Driskell June 18, 2020 Metro Manila 2020 was meant to be a year full of hope and accomplishments. It was a year I believed would become unforgettable… and it did, but for all the wrong reasons. I struggled to find alternative ways to reach out to those who may need help, or even just […]

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COVID-19 Mythbusters

By Shane / July 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Alvin John Ballares July 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Corona Virus, beyond dispute, has changed our lives. This virus has shut down the world, cancelled our vacations, made us pack more pounds, caused depression, and in other ways we never expected. Right, what a bummer! What exacerbates this pandemic is the proliferation of wrong information that […]

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A Look Back, Pt. II: HAPI’s 2nd Quarter

By Shane / July 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

Fresh out of June, which is World Humanist Month, the Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) caps off a successful second quarter of 2020 in which we saw not just the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic but the resilient response of Filipinos to it. In truth, the efforts of independent, non-government organizations like HAPI are just […]

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