In a span of one hour and 33 minutes, the President uttered five misogynistic comments.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is notorious for ditching his prepared speeches and speaking extemporaneously. Today's State of the Nation Address (SONA) was no different. In fact, the President himself said, "I am only thinking out loud...Sometimes they write what
I've noticed some things that have left me, a self-identifying feminist, feeling a bit of discomfort.
I never imagined myself becoming a K-drama viewer. I've always preferred Western shows that feature flawed and complex characters, and I couldn't see myself going from Breaking Bad to a cutesy K-drama. But after being assigned
'I didn't want to breathe the same air as them when I read the messages.'
Campus sexual harassment and assault, despite it being the year of the #MeToo movement, is still a pervasive problem. On November 20, 2018, Upsilon Sigma Phi, a prestigious fraternity of the University of the Philippines, came under fire after alleged screenshots from
From a proud SINGLE mom.
A month after the issue with the scantily-clad girl group that staged a "carwash" as their claim to fame on Pilipinas Got Talent, we were again gifted with words of wisdom by actor Robin Padilla.This time, the recipient was Kristel
The Playboy founder's progressive achievements don't negate his awful treatment of women.
In 1963, Gloria Steinem created a fake identity to apply for a job as a "bunny" at a Playboy Club in New York so she could write about the experience in Show magazine. The ad she answered sought "pretty" women between the
Listen to me, Senator: I’m proud of myself.
Senator, you don't know me, but let me tell you about myself. Maybe if you knew the stories of the very people you have promised to serve, you'd think twice about the jokes you spew.(Fair warning to readers before
TL;DR: Sen. Tito Sotto is not sorry for making fun of single moms but he's going to get away with it anyway.
Senator Tito Sotto does it again. The Senator, whose hallmark seems to be offending as many people as possible, made headlines yesterday when he insulted DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo's status as a single mother during her Commission on Appointments hearing. Sotto
'It wasn't enough that he was emotionally and physically abusive; he cheated on me, too. '
I've always prided myself in being a strong, independent, successful alpha female who would never allow herself to be used and abused by anyone. My time with Enzo* proved how wrong I was. Enzo and I had an intoxicating whirlwind romance.
No, really, WTF?
When I think about all the places I would love to live in, the Netherlands is pretty high up on the list-hello, the capital is Amsterdam so they must be progressive, right? But, as we all know, nothing is perfect.My
Naturally, Malaysians were outraged by his statement.
Malaysian lawmaker Shabudin Yahya-the member of parliament (MP) representing Tasek Gelugor-recently sparked controversy with his misogynistic arguments during the debate on the Child Sexual Offences Bill at the Dewan Rakyat (Malaysia's House of Representatives).Shabudin, who is part of
'I've been locked out of my account a lot of times for calling out vile pages. They get all their members to report me.'
In June 2016, Raymond Peter Campiglio put up the Facebook page, Catcalled in the Philippines. He thought it would be a good way to empower women to share their stories and raise awareness about all forms of sexual harassment. As of February
No matter what side of the political fence you may sit on, you have to recognize misogyny for what it is.
It hasn't been a good week for the women of the Philippines; and, gentlemen, we need to talk about this. It's been devastating for Senator Leila de Lima, certainly, but I hope you see how this is also a blow
'As a woman, I take deep offense at President Rodrigo Duterte's latest remarks against fellow Senator Leila de Lima.'
Senator Risa Hontiveros has come to the defense of her colleague and called President Rodrigo Duterte's recent remarks against Senator Leila de Lima "misogynistic."In a statement on Thursday, the senator cried foul over the president's earlier remarks saying that
Qandeel Baloch's brother confessed to strangling her to uphold their family's honor.
Social media star Qandeel Baloch, famous for her sassy and controversial videos, was murdered by her brother, Waseem Azeem, in their own home on July 15, 2016. Baloch's parents found her body and lodged a police report against both of her
Brock Turner sexually assaulted an unconscious woman. His jail time? 6 months with probation—and he's getting out in 3 months.
Last year, Brock Turner was caught raping a woman outside a party behind a dumpster. Two bike riders saw him thrusting against an unconscious, half-naked victim. After being confronted, Turner tried to flee but was quickly apprehended. When police arrived, Turner
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