Let…love…In! Filipinos unite for Metro Manila Pride festival

MANILA– Family, friends and members of the LGBTQIA+ community gathered in front of Lapu-Lapu Shrine last June 25, 2016 to call for an end to discrimination and hate. The event which is packed with features like open marketplace that sells Pride merchandise and freebies, was also attended by members of the press and foreign tourists. “Love…

How gay men will likely lose their Poreber in Modern Dating culture?

MANILA–Are you one of those who dreamt of a Ryan and Seb kind of relationship? or just in love with the idea of being with someone who meets your own standards? Like many others in dating apps? Modern dating is complicated at its finest, and many gay men falls wrongfully for it. And no, this is different from…

15 reasons why you should travel with your best friend

By Gillian Gacuma MANILA– Our best friend is one of the greatest gifts God has ever awarded to us from taking the courage of revealing ourselves to other people.  They make the most of the times we spend together with them, no wonder we share most of the amazing and memorable times of our life with them. …

Five OPM songs that will make you miss your loved ones abroad

By Gillian Gacuma MANILA–Named as the modern heroes of the country, to honor the Filipinos abroad who do not only work for their families but for their country. Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) sacrifice years of service away from their families for greener pastures abroad.  In a recent study of Philippine Statistics Authority shows that on average, 2,500 Filipino…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Hola! May your Valentine’s be filled with joy and love with your family, friends and special someone. Cheers! 

#GetTested: Why do you need to know your status?

By Gillian Gacuma MANILA– As far as I can remember, I had my first glance on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) when it was portrayed by the young Carlo Aquino in one of the episodes of MMK back when I was in grade school. During the glorious days of student life, I’m always asked by…

5 sneaky signs to consider whether your Ex deserves a second chance

By Gillian Gacuma Manila, Philippines– So it’s been five months since my breakup with my ex boyfriend last May. And a lot happen during those times, mostly notable ones. The journey to recovery wasn’t that easy but I’m glad I took the leap which lead me to writing the 8 post breakup rules and the five signs that I’ve…

5 signs that you’re moving on

MANILA– You ask the same questions, cry for the same reason and possibly cursed the person to death. You join the growing outrage of #WalangForever movement. You used Basha’s lines in One More Chance or Mace’s in That Thing Called Tadhana in attempt to understand your situation. Yes, breakups are devastating and you just won your…

Eight post breakup rules

By Gillian Gacuma Manila, Philippines–Breakups are devastating. It feels like the whole world turns upside down, leaving nothing but sadness, loneliness, and depression. It’s completely natural to feel this way, and often it can feel like leaving the relationship was a terrible decision. Whether it’s an amicable breakup or a horrible, Basha and Popoy situation,…