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Out of the shadows: The fight for intersex inclusion

Out of the shadows: The fight for intersex inclusion

June 20, 20216 min read

People often whisper in hushed tones the word “hermaphrodite” as an insult or a means to label something which they cannot fully comprehend. Now considered a pejorative slur, this misnomer…

Finding a home in animal shelters

Finding a home in animal shelters

June 20, 20216 min read

City sidewalks have long been a refuge for strays and abandoned animals alike. Left alone in the cold to fend for their survival, these furry little creatures have had to…

Of the people, for the people: The power of community pantries

Of the people, for the people: The power of community pantries

June 20, 20216 min read

Aside from a health crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic has also only brought about an economic one. The shutting down of businesses and subsequent employee lay-offs have greatly exacerbated the already-pervasive…

A menagerie of pride: Reclaiming queer narratives

A menagerie of pride: Reclaiming queer narratives

June 19, 20215 min read

For so long, queerness has been seen as the Other—shameful, aberrant behavior to be talked about in hushed whispers. For this reason, many queer figures’ sexualities have been erased from…

Looking into the promise of urban planning

Looking into the promise of urban planning

June 19, 20216 min read

Filipinos are no strangers to the sight of congested streets filled with sprawling lines of bumper-to-bumper traffic. The unforgiving sight of long, busy queues at transport terminals, with trains and…

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