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

Cece Asuncion wins a GLAAD award for “Strut” (Team magazine)

So I got to interview a Filipino GLAAD winner for Team magazine's online edition. It was a Skype interview, my second in the month and the second Skype interview I've ever done in my whole life. I was always so scared to do it because I had no idea how it was going to be…Read more Cece Asuncion wins a GLAAD award for “Strut” (Team magazine)

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)

Sometimes You Don’t Get What You Paid For (Team magazine)

So I wrote another piece for Team magazine. I wrote erotica for a five-part sizzling summer stories called SPF -- Short Provocative Fiction -- edited by Apa Agbayani. He called me up and asked me to write something. So I wrote Sometimes You Don't Get What You Paid For. It's very graphic, it's quite racy.…Read more Sometimes You Don’t Get What You Paid For (Team magazine)

The Radiant Glow of “Moonlight’s” Oscar (Team magazine)

On Monday, I woke up early to catch the Academy Awards. The Oscars are my Miss Universe. I grew up watching films before I even learned how to read. But let me say it first: the Oscars are not the end-all, be-all of artistic excellence in movies. There will always be a film or an…Read more The Radiant Glow of “Moonlight’s” Oscar (Team magazine)

Hanging Out | episode 6 | Just Us

And the season finale. Directed by Petersen Vargas and written by Patrick Valencia. Working on this show has been such a powerful experience for me. I've really, really come to learn more about myself and being a part of the community. I find that it is so fitting that it airs the same day that Moonlight…Read more Hanging Out | episode 6 | Just Us