proud of myself

Today, I felt like I did really good. I was asked to be a speaker at the University of St. La Salle here in Bacolod on LGBTQ Representation in the Media. The other speaker had to cancel last minute so I spoke alone, and with the mic in hand, I just poured my heart out…Read more proud of myself

The Great Homo Huddle (a Panel on LGBTQ representation in the media)

So I've been asked to be a part of a panel to talk about LGBTQ representation in the media on August 26 at the Raffles hotel for National Bookstore's Philippine Readers and Writer's Festival. Lead panelist, Paolo Lorenzana, called the panel The Great Homo Huddle. I don't know why I liked that very much. Thought…Read more The Great Homo Huddle (a Panel on LGBTQ representation in the media)

what I’ll be doing for World AIDS Day 2014

"So, this is the time of the year when I become relevant again," is a joke I always make as I get calls and e-mails and SMS messages asking for my availability around December 1 for World AIDS Day. This year, I was inviting by the US Embassy in the Philippines to speak at their…Read more what I’ll be doing for World AIDS Day 2014

CoKid Talks: The Power of Poetry (English and Filipino)

So, the CoKid foundation put up a segment of my talk at the CoKid Talks: Reading Revolution in The Power of Poetry. It's the second half of the talk already and I'm flailing, by this time. I feel like I was stronger and more clear and more articulate at the beginning of the talk. By…Read more CoKid Talks: The Power of Poetry (English and Filipino)

who’s afraid of taking a little test?

Last Friday, I attended the PLCPD Blogger's Forum, entitled "Yes to Test." It is a forum which brought bloggers together to listen and help spread the information on the importance of taking an HIV test, and how we must all work together in making this something that we do on a regular basis. There was…Read more who’s afraid of taking a little test?