Full Moon in Venus (GLU)

So I kinda wrote a story for a comic, which came out in GLU, a zine published by Team Magazine. It's my first time to write a comic since, well, the 90s. It's kind of cool because it's like coming full circle for me since my first ever job was in second year high school,…Read more Full Moon in Venus (GLU)

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Good Wolf: A New Breed of Wedding Films (The Spark Project)

Two good friends of mine, Jake Jereza and Bardo Wu, are documentary filmmakers who make short films about queer lives. They do other stuff too, of course, but know they are starting their own business, filming cinematic wedding videos and they need help in building their portfolio and shooting a personal wedding project for a…Read more Good Wolf: A New Breed of Wedding Films (The Spark Project)

“Wife” was published on author Cecilia Brainard’s website

My short story, Wife, which was first published in Team magazine's second issue was published in Cecilia Brainard's blog. Ma'am Cecilia is actually a family friend who I met at a one-day writing workshop when I was still a student in La Salle. After the workshop, she approached me and asked me if I was "the…Read more “Wife” was published on author Cecilia Brainard’s website

Nyoy Volante does a drag legend justice in ‘Kinky Boots’ (Team mag)

I wrote a second article on Nyoy Volante's performance of Lola in Kinky Boots. I echoed a lot of the sentiments in my previous article but this time, I focused on the LGBTQ concepts and issues in this review. I felt that Interaksyon would talk more about the whole theatrical experience of the show. For the…Read more Nyoy Volante does a drag legend justice in ‘Kinky Boots’ (Team mag)

I’ve got PRIDE

Last Saturday, I attended my first ever Pride march. I've been out to my family in my teens and I've stopped dodging the questions about my sexual preference as far back as my early twenties. I've relatively lived a life outside of the closet most of my life. And even if I was out and…Read more I’ve got PRIDE

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