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

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Hang-Over: the Hanging Out finale party

Tomorrow, we air the season finale of our passion project, the web series┬áHanging Out, but last night we had a season ender party at Commune. The bands MOONWLK and actor/singer/songwriter/spoken word artist Juan Miguel Severo performed sets, including the songs they so graciously let us use for the show. They aired all the episodes, from…Read more Hang-Over: the Hanging Out finale party

Hanging Out (a Team web series)

I've been working on a web series with some amazing people and the incredible Team magazine staff. We've been working on it since October but I haven't said anything about it until now because I wanted it to be up and running before I made any sort of announcements. I've learned that just because we…Read more Hanging Out (a Team web series)

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)

there’s still a lot of good in the world

Heard so many awful stories lately about how crazy and ignorant and sinister this world has become recently. From articles I see on Facebook to the articles my Dad shares with us from things he read online, to the things my friends experienced first-hand. Things about corruption and greed and criminal behaviour and hate crimes…Read more there’s still a lot of good in the world

TV5’s Showbiz Police & Positive

So, today I'm guesting on TV5's Showbiz Police, on a segment called "Lucy's Desk" with Lucy Torres-Gomez. I've been asked to share a bit of my experience living with HIV to help jumpstart a conversation on the new TV5 show called Positive, starring Martin Escudero. Positive is a weekly drama about a young man (Martin…Read more TV5’s Showbiz Police & Positive