Tag Archives: American

June 27, 2016

The Married Marias: Carla Pastor Antonio and Cecilia “Ces” Gahuman


By DENISE ROCO As of this writing, the act of marriage favors only heterosexual couples in the predominantly Roman Catholic Philippines. Those who have other sexual preferences do not yet have the privilege of being united in law. But the story of the first lesbian Filipina to be granted a fiancée visa to the US is Continue Reading


April 5, 2016

Palawan: Beauty and History


Palawan: one of the Seven Wonders of the World, second time title-holder of Best Island in the World as voted by travel magazine  Conde Nast Traveler readers, and home to freedom fighters of the second World War.  Palawan’s treasures go beyond its scenic islands being an unbeatable embodiment of paradise. It was also a stronghold for Palawan guerrillas and Continue Reading