Tag Archives: Carla Pastor Antonio

March 8, 2017

Fighting the good fight: Filipinas who made history



March is officially designated as National Women’s Month in the Philippines as part of the worldwide celebration of International Women’s Day. To all our mothers, sisters, aunts, grandmothers, female friends and the many other heroines in our lives, this one’s for you. In this gallery, PeopleAsia honors nine Filipinas who have pushed for every woman’s rightful place in this world and Continue Reading


August 4, 2016

Eight inspiring stories to start the eighth month of the year right Pt. 2


How is the first week of August going for you? Hopefully it’s been only all good, positive vibrations with zero antagonizers raining on any parades (we get enough rain from the monsoon season). For those in need of a potent pick-me-upper, or for anyone simply looking to be inspired today, here is the second half of stories, recollections Continue Reading


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