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Writer’s Recap: Battling hegemony through the people’s voices in ‘DLS2k21’

From June 18 to 24, the Harlequin Theatre Guild (HTG) launched their annual DuLa Salle (DLS) production, Retablo: Dambana ng Masang Filipino, via AnimoSpace and Ticket2Me. Emblazoning the work of playwrights from The Writer’s Bloc, the project bore fruit into a five-play, three-set ensemble that told the story of everyday Filipinos. Retablo’s theme is predicated…

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Writer’s Recap: LSDC-Folk’s ‘Biyahe sa Pulo’ embarks on an artistic journey

June 25 marked the first event for La Salle Dance Company-Folk’s (LSDC-Folk) 10th anniversary celebrations with the premier of Biyahe sa Pulo. The lecture series explored multiple aspects of Filipino arts and culture; but whatever medium one tackles—from documentary filmmaking, lobbying for artists’ welfare, or preserving Filipino textiles—Biyahe sa Pulo showcased how the passion of…

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Bulag-bulagan: Navigating the Philippines’ short-sighted colonial justice system

Despite the multitude of languages in the country, our legislation and the judicial system have yet to adapt to our native tongues.

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Working behind Wikipedia, the information frontlines

While Wikipedia’s online library is extensive, traces of disinformation can still be seen; this is where Wikipedia volunteers step in to save the day.

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Streaming in rainbow colors, queer gamers narrate experiences in esports platforms

LGBTQ+ streamers have constantly battled with the gaming communtity’s toxicity amid the the steady growth of esports in the country.

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Through leaps and bounds, vogue sketches the untold LGBTQ+ struggle

Being an avenue for dancers to express themselves in whatever poses they want, vogue is much more than just a dance.

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In between the notes and staves, the queer Filipino shines

Love songs have always sung to the heteronormative society—but queer narratives in OPM are slowly but powerfully turning the tide.

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Knows mo itey?: Dissecting the ins and outs of Filipino gayspeak

More than just as a trendy social dialect, gay linggo is a language that connects the LGBTQ+ community together.

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Writer’s Recap: ‘IEdentity’ calls for LGBTQ+ celebration in STEM

The DLSU Industrial Management Engineering Society (IMES) celebrated gender identity and self-expression in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in their first-ever online celebration of Pride Month, titled IEdentity: Pride Month, held last June 11. With the theme of “Proud and Professional”, National Institute of Physics Junior Faculty Instructor III Rene Principe…

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Rant and Rave: Dinosaurs take a back seat in franchise closer ‘Jurassic World Dominion’

The doomsday clock really was out of time.  When Jurassic World Dominion premiered worldwide last June 10—almost 30 years after the Steven Spielberg masterpiece made movie history—it marked the close of the man-meets-dinosaur movie sextuplet, which stemmed from Michael Crichton’s novels, Jurassic Park and The Lost World.  No doubt, the movie had a big buildup…