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HAPI : A Beacon of Hope

By Marissa Langseth / October 13, 2021 / 0 Comments

HAPI: A beacon of hope By Donna T. Darantinao HAPI Youth Ambassador Tracing back into the ‘80s, the stigma against People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (PLHIVs) have been facing an increasing level of prejudice and discrimination (Lockett, 2021). And even years later, this has affected the lives of PLHIVs. Stigma, as per healthline.com, is […]

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The Church won’t bless same-sex union. So what? | OPINION

By Shane / March 17, 2021 / 0 Comments

On March 15, 2021, Pope Francis of the Catholic Church announced that the Church cannot and will not bless same-sex unions since they cannot “bless sin”. This statement of the “progressive” Pope made it to various leading news outlets garnering different reactions and responses. So what if the Church won’t bless gay unions? No big […]

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Believing in BL Series

By Shane / February 3, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Steven Angelo Abellera La Union, PhilippinesHAPI Member When lockdown got imposed in the Philippines, many of us immediately started wondering what we could to keep us busy throughout the duration of the community quarantine. It was from that boredom that the YouTube BL (or Boys’ Love) series sensation blew up. While the term might […]

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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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Karapatang Pantao

By Javan Poblador / December 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ang human rights o karapatang pantao ay para sa lahat. Hindi ito umiikot sa isang indibidwal lamang. Ang problema, ay hindi napapahalagaan ang karapatang pantao, at alam nating lahat na ang kabuntot nito ay ang matagal nang pinoproblema ng ating mga kababayan. Mga kababayan nating matagal nang tinatahak ang diskriminasyon at pang-aapi, ang mga LGBT. […]

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What Am I Proud of: Quarter-life musings and Pride March

By Alvin John Ballares / July 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

June 29, 2019, Marikina City   What are you proud of? The question I have been asking myself lately, maybe this moment in life most people call ‘quarter life crisis’ has kicked in, or that Nietzschean brand of obscurity slides in. Add to that is the amount of time I spend, quite a lot, on […]

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Congratulations Ecuador!

By Alvin John Ballares / June 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Here’s great news: Ecuador’s Highest court  recognised same sex marriage! Ecuador made a significant step for the conservative catholic country, see link below https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-48620744 The Humanist Alliance Philippines, International rejoices with Ecuador and the rest of the world  in this monumental feat in recognising the human rights of the LGBT community. We continue to stand […]

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HAPI at the Metro Manila LGBT Pride 2018

By McJarwin Cayacap / June 30, 2018 / Comments Off on HAPI at the Metro Manila LGBT Pride 2018

The LGBT community of Metro Manila and HAPI – LGBTQ+ & Straight Alliance will gather in a parade and festival on June 30, 2018 at Marikina Sports Center, to say it louder and prouder: Let’s #RiseTogether! This year’s Metro Manila Pride March is more than just creating a safe space for the LGBT community. This year, it’s […]

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Un Mensaje a mis Amigos Costarricenses

By McJarwin Cayacap / April 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Esta próxima elección presenta a un candidato que está despertando a gran parte de la población, en una dirección que parece ser “justa” y que sigue “las leyes de Dios”. El tema de la corrupción política, cuando se observa desde una perspectiva histórica, se convierte en un punto discutible en contraste con las implicaciones del […]

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A Plea to my Costa Rican Friends

By McJarwin Cayacap / April 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

This upcoming election features a candidate who is stirring much of the population in a direction that appears to be “righteous” and follows “God’s laws”. The issue of political corruption, when observed from a historical perspective, becomes a moot point in contrast to the implications of religion that one candidate is distinguishing himself upon. Without […]

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