Women who broke the law like CJ Sereno et al should stop playing the Woman Card and face the consequences

If we are to believe members of the Opposition, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is anti-women and is targeting women in government and media who are critical of him. To demonstrate this, they created a list of women he is supposedly harassing and bullying into silence. The list includes Supreme Court Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno, current […]

In Philippine politics, women should NOT “woman up”. They should MAN up.

“Tought leaders” of the Philippine Opposition don’t do their cause any favours by constantly playing the Woman Card whenever they feel offended. Real feminists, after all, fought hard for “gender equality”. By that, we presume, women would like to be on equal footing with men. I wonder if they really know the core essence of […]

The rock we keep smashing our heads with

So much for “Pinoy Pride”. The real surprise was that a lot of people were actually caught off-guard and were taken aback by what Manny Pacquiao said. You’d think people expected some suave, smooth-talking sophisto who can weasel himself out of a relatively difficult question on national TV. He may be a good boxer, but […]

Thinking beyond just “getting more young girls into STEM”

In the United States, at least, bridging the gender gap within sectors and industries is a big issue. Simply put, American society is currently concerned with getting more young girls and women to go into fields of study/interest that are perceived to be traditionally male-dominated. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field happens to […]

Women are being STEM-shamed into coding work by Silicon Valley!

You know why Silicon Valley and the whole tech industry is pushing women and minorities into taking up coding and into various techno-geeky fields of study? It’s because they want the other 50 percent of the workforce to join the pool of programming professionals and put downward pressure on tech salaries. So when you come […]

Donald Trump vs Megyn Kelly circus reveals underlying hypocrisy of Big Media

A controversial tweet from a fan of top contender for Republican Party presidential nomination Donald Trump depicting Fox News reporter Megyn Kelly in a meme and calling her a “bimbo” has gone viral. The meme features photos of Kelly posing provocatively in a small black dress and high heels. The meme included the captions “Criticizes […]

Where Did All The Good Men Go?

Before we begin, let me ask you, how do you measure a man? I once wrote a succession of articles trying to define the meaning of “heroism” but now, let me ask you, how do you define being a good man in this day and age. After all, before you have yourself a hero, you […]

In defense of Gawad Kalinga founder Tony Meloto

Poor Tony Meloto. I think events caught up with him and this time he said the wrong thing to the wrong audience. Maybe having Fil-Ams as his audience for too long sort of made him forget that the banal racism and sexism in Filipino humor simply does not fly with real Americans. My friends say […]