yesterday was a good day

I woke up yesterday coming from a particularly busy but very pleasant Friday. I had traveled all the way to San Juan to visit my dad and my brother, who are here from Bacolod for the weekend. Yesterday was the only day they had that was free to hang out with Datu and I because…Read more yesterday was a good day

Celebrating IDAHOT with the LGBT Chamber of Commerce at the Embassy of Netherlands

I was invited to the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands last Wednesday as an HIV advocate and stakeholder of the LGBT community, and also as a representative of Team magazine, for the LGBT Chamber of Commerce's IDAHOT event. IDAHOT stands for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. I was running back-and-forth that whole…Read more Celebrating IDAHOT with the LGBT Chamber of Commerce at the Embassy of Netherlands

Positive thoughts from a play about stage-four cancer (Team magazine)

I wrote a second review of Wit. It's half-review and half essay about my health and living with HIV. From the article: Watching Wit reminded me why I worked so hard to stay alive. It reminds me why I never want to go through that again. Here's the full article: Positive thoughts from a play about…Read more Positive thoughts from a play about stage-four cancer (Team magazine)

Labor Day Weekend

It was a long Labor Day Weekend. Labor Day was on a Monday and because of the APEC Summit being held here, the government gave a strange it's-a-holiday-but-not-a-holiday sort of announcement for Thursday and Friday. Lots of people went out of town and I got an invite to go to Caliraya with Cat and Carlo…Read more Labor Day Weekend

We can end HIV and AIDS TOGETHER

One of the first projects I got into when I arrived was The Red Whistle's video and photo shoot for their new campaign Together. It was wonderful and familiar to be working in production set again and with familiar face and working towards a very familiar theme. Watch the video here: Again, it's just like…Read more We can end HIV and AIDS TOGETHER