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Archive for November, 2017

Manila So Mysterious

by on Nov.30, 2017, under Geeky, My Life

My friends and I have been getting a kick out of Mystery Manila. It’s an entertainment facility that specializes in themed escape room fun.

We first tried it in the Century Mall branch a few months ago, but we failed to crack open and escape their Mutants’ Mission, which is an X-Men inspired challenge.

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End The Stigma

by on Nov.29, 2017, under Queer, Society

Recently, the PDEA and media seriously mishandled a drug bust operation that crossed serious ethical lines when it comes to people living with HIV and how they are treated.

Below is the joint statement of UP Babaylan and its alumni organization, Babaylanes Inc., of which I am a part of, regarding this issue. It is unaccaptable to propagate stigma and homophobia in this manner, and the PDEA and the media outfits involved need to take accountability.

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And the new Miss Universe is…

by on Nov.28, 2017, under Film & TV, Queer

Congratulations, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa!

The last winner from South Africa was Margaret Gardiner back in 1978.

It seems, lately, that Miss Universe is really letting countries who haven’t won in decades win again (in the last four years: Colombia, Philippines, France, and South Africa). They’ve also come from different continents. Any guesses for next year?

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#JoFia

by on Nov.27, 2017, under Film & TV

I swear, Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara are now one of my fave couples. Joe is just stunningly handsome, and beautiful Sofia is also quite hilarious.

Just seeing how adorable Sofia is (I could watch the above over and over)…

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A Nazi Crisis

by on Nov.26, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky

This coming week, it’s the annual Arrowverse cross-over, and it is bound to be awesome! With Justice League and this, it’s a great month to be a DC fan.

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Pink and Channing

by on Nov.25, 2017, under Music & Theater, Queer, Society

Pink’s got another new song, and this time she’s bringing along none other than the Channing Tatum to dance with her.

And wow, she really knows how to be mind-blowing.

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Wonder Great

by on Nov.24, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky

Before I go do my Justice League review, here’s a reminder of the DCEU’s most recent mega-hit from earlier this year. Because she, of course, continued to rock in JL.

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Mr. and Ms. BPO

by on Nov.22, 2017, under Film & TV, My Life, Queer, Travel & Culture

Congratulations to the first ever Mr. and Ms. BPO! They are Lee Bueno and Micca Rosal, both from Teletech. Full review soon.

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Well, we know what happened in Jurassic Park.

by on Nov.21, 2017, under Society

While theoretically this is an amazing idea, we need to be cautious. Perhaps those creatures that recently died out because of man’s fault may be given a second chance, but those that went extinct long ago? Due to factors other than man?

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