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What’s Inside The Mind of A Bible-Believing Christian and Why Are They So Intolerant About LGBT Issues by Jerald D. Aquino

By admin | February 20, 2016

When Manny Pacquiao was asked in an interview about his take on same sex marriages, he likened people who engage in homosexual acts as “worse than animals.”  I knew it.  It’s bound to happen.  It was like a ticking time bomb, and that bomb did explode when he opened his mouth on a very sensitive […]

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HAPI Statement: A time for Choosing: Salonga vs Pacquiao

By admin | February 19, 2016

There was a time under religion that I comfortably ignored the subtle and not so subtle attacks on the LGBT community. Although I had gay friends, I viewed their efforts to fight for equality as an “agenda”. I had chosen the supremacy of religion over the human rights of fellow citizens. My exodus from that […]

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A Birthday Wish for ALL from John Isaac Saguit : Can we just Get Along?

By admin | February 18, 2016

February 19, 2016 I don’t want to start my birthday with loads of negative emotions, so I’m just gonna let these all out. You already probably heard about it. Yes, about Manny Pacquiao’s statement, his usage of words from the Bible to back it up, and the outrage of the LGBTQIA+ community against it. Now, […]

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The State of HAPI-ness

By admin | February 15, 2016

February 15, 2016 Greetings from NYC, USA! Now that we’ve reached our second year as an organization, it’s a good idea to remember why we do the things we do. Why are we HAPI? Trailblazers First: we are HAPI because we envision ourselves as the trailblazers of secular humanism in the Philippines. This is our […]

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A HAPI Teaser of our General Assembly!

By admin | February 8, 2016
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Press Release: 2016 HAPI General Assembly to be held in Cebu City, PH

By admin | February 4, 2016

Mr. Olarte works as a  Knowledge Management  Adviser for the United Nations Headquarters  in New York.  HAPI will be having its first General Assembly on 21 February 2016 in Hamersons Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines. The purposes of the GA are to strengthen the strategy of the HAPI organization and the sense of community of members. “We believe […]

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Forests of Hope and HAPI-ness: When the HAPI Trees Project Unfold

By admin | January 29, 2016

Jennifer C. Gutierrez,  Climate leader, trained under the Climate Reality Leadership Corps in Canada by VP AL Gore The Executive Director’s Report FORESTS OF HOPE and HAPI-ness: When the HAPI TREES Project Unfold The HAPI Trees Nationwide Tree Planting Project is not just an ordinary tree planting activity, not in a sense that unlike those […]

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Guest Blogger : A HAPI Human Rights Advocate from Hawaii, USA

By admin | January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016 I joined HAPI in honour of the borderlands, “Other” child I used to be; to retroactively tell her that curiousity, wonder, and questions are not sins needing absolution, but rather, they are wings that make me soar above the clouds to get a better view of the human condition. Joining HAPI is […]

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Another Fine Addition : PRO Ruben Tulud

By admin | January 26, 2016

Ruben Tulud, Egyptologist and Poet  January 26, 2016 HAPI is attracting the best of the best. Indeed, water seeks its own level. Mr Tulud has been known to me since 2010, doing some quiet but noble work. I have known him better when we went to Baguio as a team in 2013. He was the […]

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