[Blog] Again, for Same-Sex Marriage.- Koi Hernandez

Again, for Same-Sex Marriage. by koihernandez, You’re not supposed to be here. January 11, 2012  “When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one.” ~Epitaph of Leonard P. Matlovich, 1988 Recently, I heard from the news that the Pope claimed that gay marriage…

[Press Release] Women workers chide bishops for celebrating withdrawal of UN funding on family planning – Partido ng Manggagawa

While bishops hail the United Nation’s decision to abandon the country’s family planning plan due to lack of funds, the Department of Health (DOH) notes that Filipinos with HIV has reached more than 7000 and increasing.  Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) believes that for these reasons, the more the State and advocates should make certain the…

[Statement] Beyond the Artist and the Art – DAKILA

Jesus Christ with a penis. A cross with a condom. These indelible images, appearing in Mideo Cruz’s exhibit, “Kulo”, have been in circulation in the Philippine art world since 2002, but only in the past few days have they sparked heated debates about art and the freedom of expression. Mideo’s exhibit, featuring religious items combined…

[Last week’s featured site] A society where Human Rights are fully enjoyed and respected by all – www.tfdp.net

Last week HRonlinePH featured the site http://www.tfdp.net.  We have been featuring blogs and websites of human rights defenders to promote their issues and advocacy.  HRonlinePH dedicated the whole month of June for websites that campaign against torture in line with the commemoration of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.  We are now…

[From the web] Bishop calls for end to mining – www.cathnewsphil.com

http://www.cathnewsphil.com/2011/06/08/bishop-calls-for-end-to-mining/ A CATHOLIC bishop urged President Benigno Aquino to order a moratorium on mining operations as the country marked World Environment Day over the weekend. Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo of Manila said other options can be examined to address illegal mining in the country. Church groups and environmental activists also launched a bike tour yesterday…

[Press Release] Job security and union membership gave courage to IMF head accuser – Partido ng Manggagawa

The Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) today pointed out the little known fact that the hotel maid who is accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund and erstwhile possible French presidential candidate, is a union member covered by a contract that guarantees job security. “This celebrated case of sexual assault could have…

[In the news] Father Bernas calls some anti-RH clerics ‘irresponsible’ – Nation – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News

Father Bernas calls some anti-RH clerics ‘irresponsible’ – Nation – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News. BEA CUPIN, GMA News Amid the rising chorus of anti-Reproductive Health (RH) Bill rhetoric of his fellow clergymen, prominent Jesuit priest Joaquin Bernas, SJ sings a different tune. In his column on Inquirer.Net on Monday, Bernas declared, “I…