In an era where the days feel longer and the nights seem quieter, what once gave life to the city after dark and lit up its streets now find themselves dim. Yet somewhere in Metro Manila, Celeste Lapida — student by day, drag queen by night, and filmmaker by heart — longs to revive and […]
There’s no shortage of pride when it comes to the LGBTQ+ community as members and allies go above and beyond to bring visibility to their queer brothers, sisters, and non-binary folk. In celebration of your efforts, we’re bringing you another list of queer-owned businesses that also deserve recognition. After promoting ‘16 Queer entrepreneurs and artists’ […]
Decked in her Frederick Peralta barong, Manila Luzon delivers her welcome address from the safety of her home in LA, as she joins Cornerstone Entertainment, Inc. The drag queen makes it clear that she has always celebrated her Filipino heritage since her youth. She states that “it is about time,” adding “I don’t know why […]
Lil Nas X isn’t the first artist to use Satanic imagery, so why is it deemed more controversial than others? The rapper’s new single ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ sparked a media uproar as conservative Christians proceeded to condemn him for “promoting Satanism.” His music video flips the entire narrative that being gay is […]
VH1’s ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ is crashing the cis-tem by casting the show’s first transgender male contestant. With 13 seasons and 9 Emmy wins under its belt, the reality drag competition has cemented itself as a pioneer of LGBT+ representation in television. However, that doesn’t mean the show hasn’t had its fair share of criticism over […]
While couples worldwide have been finding ways to maintain relationships amid COVID-19, three Filipino queer couples share how they withstood the crisis.
Without a doubt, Troye Sivan is considered to be one of the fastest-rising names in the international music industry. And if there was one word to describe his Manila concert billed as “The Bloom Tour”, then it would be flamboyant—in a way that this 23-year-old gay icon only exhibited his vibrant personality and infectious, queer […]