This is unacceptable.
On Sunday, June 16, Facebook group Tangina This! posted photos of a car with this statement written in bold, black letters:"Nangunguha ng may malaking suso"In English, this roughly translates to: "Will abduct those with big boobs."Publicly writing such a
Yikes. Big yikes.
Ever since Chris Brown was released from police custody yesterday following an arrest for an alleged rape, he's been taking to social media to try to clear his name. Justin Bieber, a longtime friend, seems to support him in doing
The actor speaks up via Instagram Stories.
Yesterday, December 10, 25-year-old actor Albie Casiño took to Instagram Stories to talk about a troubling issue in our country: rape culture. Albie wrote, "If we don't do anything now, they'll never stop," referring to
Women deserve the freedom men have to choose what they wear, sans consequences.
I remember waiting to turn twelve so I could finally pick my own clothes. I didn't feel like I could fill in my big girl shoes until I could pick out a full outfit, from head to toe. When I
Senator Risa Hontiveros also chimed in on the issue.
The Angono Municipal Police Station issued a public apology on Facebook after their guidelines on how to avoid rape drew flak online."Ang Angono Municipal Police Station sa pamumuno ni PSUPT RUBEN M PIQUERO ay taos-pusong humihingi ng paumanhin sa lahat
Come on guys, it's 2018.
UPDATE: July 18, 2018 6:46 p.m.: The Angono Municipal Police Station has taken down their Facebook post. Here is a screenshot of the original post:***Warning: We're angry, and you're about to be, too. On July
In case you needed a reminder.
Editor's Note: This article has been updated on November 27, 2018 in light of the news that a court in Ireland used a 17-year-old girl's thong as evidence of consent. This led to the acquittal of
That people in powerful positions in this country do not get this is worrisome.
It's been a few days since the internet was up in arms over news anchor Anthony Taberna victim-blaming a 19-year-old woman who was raped when she went drinking with someone she had met online. Even when his co-
Let’s fight it together.
Recently, women have been coming forward with their own stories of sexual harassment and assault on social media, their posts held together by a common thread: the words "Me too," written as such or as a hashtag. A trend launched by actress
But the disturbing provision still exists in the Philippines.
Lawmakers in Jordan marked a milestone for women's rights when they recently voted to abolish a law that essentially pardons rapists if they marry their victims."They hailed the move-which comes a week after Tunisia scrapped a similar law-as
It doesn't stay there.
In our country, one woman or child is raped every hour. That means that every single hour, there's a man who makes the conscious decision to violate another human being. It's easy to dismiss them as isolated cases that don'
We're all guilty.
Earlier this month, Senator Risa Hontiveros announced that she wants members of Facebook groups sharing obscene photos of women and children to pay a fine of up to P500,000 and serve a jail sentence of up to 10 years.Problem PagesIt
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
In a Virtual World where you can live without consequence, who gets to dictate right from wrong, or if that concept even exists?
The Long Plot, Sans SpoilersSet in a dystopian, tree-less future, where cotton and wool are a rarity, and everything else is in decay or disarray, the Nether is a virtual paradise-a retreat if you may-from the dreary, real world.
'It is a crime, an indignity, an outrage—but not a heinous crime.'
The death penalty bill is one of the most heated issues in the country today. Naturally, it will spark a lot of debates. Once again, Philippine ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Teddy Locsin Jr. weighed in on the burning issue via
Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger talk about rape culture and forgiveness.
In 1996, 16-year-old Thordis Elva was raped by her then-boyfriend Tom Stranger after a school dance. He raped her while she was drunk; she wasn't able to fight back.Like many rape survivors, Thordis had a difficult time
And other sh*t Pinays have to deal with, because we are women living in this country.
There are things that we wish had never happened. Unfortunately, reality always trumps wishful thinking. Here are the painful, disturbing, and disappointing things that have been affecting Filipino women. 1. RH LAW STILL HOSTAGED BY SUPREME COURT TROFour years since its enactment,
The restaurant's name, 'Huag Pho Thai,' is not pronounced the way it's spelled.
Huag Pho Thai, a restaurant serving Southeast Asian cuisine, opened in October 2016 at the Z Compound along Malingap Street at Teachers Village in Quezon City.It wasn't long before people commenting on the restaurant's Facebook page pointed out that
The actress opens up about her difficult past in a new 'Rolling Stone' interview.
Actress Evan Rachel Wood has opened up about her double rape ordeal in an email sent to Rolling Stone magazine following a recent interview.The 29-year-old talked about the "physical, psychological, and sexual" abuse she has suffered in the article,
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