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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 […]
How HAPI Impacted Me (#4) An essay series featuring retrospectives by HAPI members, staff, and leaders in celebration of its 8th Anniversary. Growing up as a curious child in a household surrounded by devout Catholics played a huge part in creating the woman I am today. I had friends and teachers, even Sunday school teachers, […]
HAPI Reading Room Receives Books from Humanist Global Charity By Glemir Sordilla HAPI Scholar “One of the greatest gifts adults can give—to their offspring and to their society—is to read to children.” – Carl Sagan In their quest to champion and prioritize secular education and critical thinking, Humanist Alliance Philippines, International and Humanist Global Charity […]
Altering The Alternate World by Steven A. Angelo There had been a series of stories of people in their struggle during this health crisis. Due to intensive quarantine restrictions, and lockdowns, people have longed for their reconnection to the real world: to communicate with others, have fun, party all night, take on scenic trips, […]
Another new milestone has been reached by the HAPI Youth as they launch their flagship fundraising project “The Apostate Collection” on Facebook on December 28, 2019. The Apostate Collection aims to start conversations on rational thinking and secularism in the country without being too much “in your face.” Design Sever the tethers of doctrinal […]
Why “Encanto” Feels Close to the Filipino By Junelie Anthony Velonta HAPI Scholar Filipinos, even months after the release, can’t seem to shut up about Disney’s latest animated movie: Encanto. Well, how could they not? From young to old, many Pinoys who have seen the movie identify with one or many of the Madrigals. Breadwinners […]
Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) is still on cloud nine since the success of its 2018 General Assembly in Bacolod, Negros Occidental. From the heart-warming interpretation by student-beneficiaries of Secular Humanist Advocacy Development and Education (SHADE) program and the colorful performance by Masskara Festival dancers to the benefit art exhibition by RebelBlood painters, there are […]