Celebrating Pride Through LGBTQIA+ Music

It’s almost all virtual celebrations this time for Pride Month with music helping to bring the community together.

Never Grey

A millennial professional reflects on what it means to choose a side instead of staying in the middle.

Babaeng BiyaHero: A Free FB Live Webinar from UN Women and ILO

We have a free Facebook Live webinar for you! It features Glaiza de Castro, Kaladkaren Davila and Suzi Abrera. The topic is relevant for today. During this difficult COVID-19 pandemic, how can we make sure that Filipino overseas Filipino workers are safe? This free Facebook Live session will premiere on May 28, 2020 on Facebook…

‘I Do’ sa Panahon ng MECQ

Sa kabila ng pandemya at umiiral na Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), itinuloy ng dalawang magsing-irog ang matagal na nilang pinaplanong kasal sa San Fernando City sa Pampanga.

The Struggles of an Anime Fan

I was the typical 90’s kid who grew up in a small provincial town. There wasn’t much to do so people my age just study, then go home right after. It was a boring childhood for most of us—but not for me. I was different. I was not really into this world, I tell you. …

Of Home, Hotel and Quarantine — Manila to Macau

Metro Manila was gearing for a lockdown, and I had yet to find a flight to Macau. For an overseas Filipino worker like me, time was ticking. With the impending threat of COVID-19, my travel to Macau and the ensuing quarantine were nothing short of an adventure. March 16, 2020. I was in my small…

NSPC: Four Persevering Years in the Making

Cookery, housekeeping, ICT or drafting? When I was in Grade 9, I didn’t see myself in these elective classes so I enlisted in Journalism. It was a spontaneous decision. Years later, I would find myself competing in the Olympics of Campus Journalism — the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC). Despite the COVID-19 scare, I recently…

Farewell, Unang Hirit — and Thank You

“Do you want to try Unang Hirit?” This is the question I will never forget, because it started my career, for which I will be forever grateful. It was back in July 2016 when I was asked that fateful question by one of my bosses. I was working then as producer for Balitanghali when his…