The power of ‘Nanette’ by Hannah Gadsby

Everyone was posting about how powerful Nanette, a comedy special on Netflix by Hannah Gadsby. was and how they were all reeling through its power and emotional content. One of my weaknesses, I think, is that I'm a little wary and cautious about hype. I tend to stay away from it. I think deep down, it's…Read more The power of ‘Nanette’ by Hannah Gadsby

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

P R I D E

I slept late last night. I fell into a black hole just refreshing my Twitter feed on updates about the shooting at Orlando, where so many members of the LGBTQ community were exercising their right to have a good time. Approximately 50 dead. Over 50 people injured, many in critical condition. I fell into the…Read more P R I D E

They are just words

Tonight, I will be heading out to 71 Gramercy to be a part of Revelations, Niccolo Cosme's collaborative art exhibit. The exhibit is Niccolo's way to celebrate and honour the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. I know that the IDAHT was last May 17 or something like that, but Niccolo was still finishing his pieces…Read more They are just words

The Born This Way Ball — Manila, 2012

I originally planned to write a sort of review of my experience of Lady GaGa's Born This Way Ball in Manila, the second of two concerts, in an earlier post but I ended up writing about the protesters and defending Lady GaGa. I really wanted to talk about my experience at The Born This Way…Read more The Born This Way Ball — Manila, 2012