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A Life Well-Lived: HAPI Founder Retires

By Shane / March 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

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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HAPI Duma Celebrates 1st Anniversary

By Javan Poblador / January 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

It is truly a milestone when a seed, planted on the ground and plowed amid the harsh storms, grows of vibrant green leaves, adding a little bit of life to what seems like a harsh world, and bears fruits of a farmer’s tender love and hard labour. This is definitely a metaphor to the humble […]

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MOA Signing Between Atheist Republic and HAPI

By Dwengster / January 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Naked Turtle Sports Bar Cubao, Quezon City December 21, 2019   The Atheist Republic, represented by the admins of Atheist Republic Metro Manila Consulate namely Mac Adornado and Jovee Brazal, signed an official Memorandum of Agreement this 21st of December, 2019 at The Naked Turtle Sports Bar in Cubao, Quezon City. Being both secular […]

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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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Haw How the Carabao, oops it’s a BIKE we want

By Claris Quezon / December 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Nobody will ever understand what transportation means until we don’t have any or unless we have experienced to walk for kilometers just to get from one place to another. See, leisure walk and hiking are totally different from walking as a necessity. I have been supportive of the Indigenous People for a number of years […]

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Humane Treatment of Cancer

By Claris Quezon / November 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

The advocacies that I support are directly connected with one another and at times is personally related on me. See, both sides of my family are cancer carriers, which makes  me being susceptible to it. My mother had me very late in her life and dad was already taking a lot of medication because of […]

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Juniors’ Masskara Celebration

By Javan Poblador / November 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

In the midst of our semestral break, a student may take the opportunity to rest and enjoy the days, but a passionate youth with advocacy will do something to be productive for the community. It’s the celebration of the City of Smiles from October 26-28, highlight dates of Bacolod’s Masskara Festival, when few volunteers from […]

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HAPI Founder spotlighted in “The Fil-Am” Magazine

By Shane / October 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Marissa Torres-Langseth, HAPI Founder and Chairperson Emeritus, was featured in the October 2019 issue of The FilAm as one of its main cover stories. This marked Langseth’s second appearance on the New York-based, Filipino-American lifestyle magazine after being featured in 2012. In the latest issue, she discusses the development of her activism since her first […]

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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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