B/TV: “Home Free” – Marriage Equality Now

Gay men go about their days the way many people do. They wake up, have breakfast, maybe slip in some social media time, and head off to work. Just as the right to make a living should be due any human being, why isn’t the right to make a lifelong commitment to another person available […]

The Cool Kids of Summer – A BENCH Meets Special

Words by Margarita Buenaventura It’s a cliché we love to indulge in, because it’s true: summer is all about hot, hot heat. When the serious slacks are off and the denim cutoffs are in, we get a little bit of reprieve from boring trig classes or long work hours. Just ask some of the guys […]

B/Biyahe: Liliw, Laguna with Chef Justin Sarabia

Words by Margarita Buenaventura For many of us, the provincial life is an escape—a welcome change from city life. It’s when we stop thinking and simply enjoy. But for Chef Justin Sarabia of Rural Kitchen, heading to the province is more than a chill out jaunt: it’s a muse for his craft. Justin spent several […]

B/TV: BENCH BITES with Chef Josh Boutwood

All clothes by BENCH  I  Photography by Ina Jacobe  I  Video Directed & Edited by Isabelle Toledo As the chef behind the Bistro Group that owns restaurants like Italianni’s and T.G.I. Friday’s, Josh Boutwood has likely fed your entire family. His kitchens have dished out the sort of festive grub that goes well with beer and […]