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Woman…Freedom…Divorce…Abortion? Part 1

By Claris Quezon | March 8, 2020

Woman…Freedom…Divorce…Abortion? Part 1 Written by Claris Quezon March 8, 2020 Angeles City, Pampanga (I wrote this paper in 2008 as part of my social reform classes, a decade have passed and it’s still the same. So, for Women’s Month Celebration,  I am making this as a public statement in support of my advocacy towards women […]

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When We Care, We Never Forget : HAPI Junior

By Javan Poblador | March 7, 2020

The days leading up to February 25 are the period of time where we are always reminded about what happened on that day in the year 1986. From tv commercials to newspapers and social media articles, like this one, for example, we are being informed about the EDSA People Power Revolution. This year the country […]

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A Life Well-Lived: HAPI Founder Retires

By Shane | March 1, 2020

In a culture dominated by religiosity, overt superstition, and fake news, it takes a truly ballsy person to fight against the noise. While pushing for secularism is by no means a competition, Marissa Torres Langseth, HAPI Founder and Chairperson Emeritus, was the first to openly advocate for a more secular Philippines in the public stage. […]

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Bikes… Biker… Biked : HAPI

By Claris Quezon | February 25, 2020

Bikes… Biker… Biked Written by Claris Quezon, HAPI Central Luzon Lead Convenor February 25, 2020 Mt. Haduan, Bamban, Tarlac Being a part of the HAPIest group on earth whose mandate is to promote humanism in all forms has its rewards. With the exception of spending endless laughter for a good cause with similar-minded people, the […]

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TAAL Relief Operations : The HAPI Way

By Claris Quezon | February 25, 2020

    TAAL Relief Operations : The HAPI Way Written by Claris Quezon February 24, 2020 Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines            Filipinos around the world are  renowned for being resilient and happy people. We are known to make jokes about everything. We are, after all, gifted with a sunny disposition. We […]

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Masculine, Feminine

By Javan Poblador | February 23, 2020

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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HAPI in Attendance: A Workshop on Protecting LGBTQ+ Families Under the Current Legal Framework

By Dwengster | February 22, 2020

HAPI in Attendance: A Workshop on Protecting LGBTQ+ Families Under the Current Legal Framework by Dee Bulaclac February 15, 2020 UP College of Law Diliman, Quezon City An invitation was sent to HAPI a few weeks ago to attend a seminar which aimed to arm LGBTQ+ individuals and their families with appropriate legal knowledge so […]

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Planeteers Unite! When HAPI joined Planet Cora

By Javan Poblador | February 9, 2020

Planeteers Unite! When HAPI joined Planet Cora Written by Mutya Valenzuela February 9, 2020 Las Piñas City, Philippines   January 24th marks the first Planet Cora Coastal Clean up for the year 2020 and as the HAPI Secretariat Head Operations I would not pass up that chance of joining them.  I have always been into […]

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DUYAN: A Love Without Borders

By Javan Poblador | January 29, 2020

According to Dr. Louie Ocampo, UNAIDS Philippines country director, Philippines has been ranked with the fastest-growing (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) HIV epidemic not only in Asia and the Pacific but in the world based on the UNAIDS 2018 report where it recorded about 13,384 new HIV infections, or a staggering 203% higher than the 4,419 infections […]

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