Tag: Feminism

  • Is Contraception Really What Filipinas Want?

      This past week, I ran across three interesting posts online, from three different Pinays. The first comes from a single woman studying at one of the top universities in the Philippines. In it, she tells Facebook that she is for contraception.   What message does this send? Some probable responses: she’s modern she’s progressive […]

  • #MeToo, In the Time of 50 Shades and GoT?

    Last week, Alyssa Milano reignited a decade-old campaign to raise awareness of the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault. Her tweet resonated with millions. But while the problem is global and pervasive, and our hearts are broken for our sisters, our daughters, and our friends — and let’s not forget that men have been victims too — we still […]

  • Nadine Lustre, Cohabitation, and the Demand for Approval

      First of all, YES. Nadine Lustre and James Reid are adults and they can make their own decisions. But they are also public figures. Miss Lustre is a celebrity looked up to by millions of adoring young girls. Does she or does she not have a responsibility to consider her words and actions, and […]