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 […]

B/PROUD: Karlo & Vani, a Father and His Gay Son

It’s a fact: we don’t tell our parents everything. Sexual flings and the nitty-gritty of our rebellious teenage years are things you can take to your grave. But our true identities—shouldn’t the people who introduced us to the world be well acquainted with them? Still, many gay men and women hide who they are and […]

B/PROUD: Cha Roque Speaks Out

Words by Margarita Buenaventura With all the cat memes and Vine videos saturating the Internet, it’s pretty hard for one voice to stand out. But lesbian mom Cha Roque’s did, loud and clear, when she wrote an impassioned open letter to the hosts of noontime show Eat Bulaga. From her Facebook wall, she addressed the […]

B/PROUD: A BENCH/ Pride Month Special – Part 3 of 4

Many still consider queerness dangerous territory; its public display, beyond their comfort zone. Filipino men and women who look and act like men and women, yet couple with someone from the same gender, are perceived shameless. Their public affection is seen as transgression, as if to love was a decision to provoke and unsettle. In […]