On Ken

THE MOST FAKE THING ABOUT KEN IS NOT THAT HE’S PLASTIC. IT’S THAT HE’S “STRAIGHT.” Screenshot from http://fckh8-tees.tumblr.com/post/67279559310 Not all of our social constructs —like gender roles— are entirely digested and understood by even my most “enlightened” university friends (and not even by family). Here in the Philippines, being a male homosexual is almost always…

On Marriage

Some days, why. Others, why not? Marriage,  1 a (1): the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law (2) : the state of being united to a person of the same sex in a relationship like that of a…