Bakla - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Bakla


[OPINION] Who is afraid to mess with the 'bakla?'

Jun 28, 2019 - 12:03 PM

'Identities are never fixed.... Pride Marches should present messy spaces that constantly evolve,' says sociology professor Evangelista

7 killed in clash with Batangas police

Feb 25, 2019 - 2:28 PM

Suspected robbers fire at police manning a Comelec checkpoint, prompting a chase and gunfight

Photo courtesy of Batangas Provincial Police Office

MMDA turns over illegal campaign tarps for recycling

Feb 24, 2016 - 12:14 PM

A truckload of confiscated campaign materials will be used by the Babuyan Islands Mission to create bags for 1 500 students in the far flung island

FOR RECYCLING. Tarps torn down from non-common poster areas will be given to groups for recycling. The MMDA has so far torn down 7 tons of illegal campaign materials. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

A queer way to grow up

May 27, 2014 - 12:01 AM

What others may see as strange she sees as totally normal

‘Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy’: A hilariously absurd party of four

Jan 05, 2014 - 2:37 PM

Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy provides its own brand of slap in the face absurdity – a passionate attempt to amuse and delight

FAMILY COMEDY. Vice Ganda's 4 roles create nothing short of a Filipino-styled Eddie Murphy comedy. Photo from the film's Facebook

'Marya' on a roll in comedy

Aug 08, 2013 - 5:12 PM

Maricel Soriano in back to back comedies by top director Wenn Deramas

THE QUEEN. Maricel Soriano in familiar territory after 9 years. Photo from her Facebook page

MMFF 2013 aims to revive the spirit of its heyday

Jun 20, 2013 - 3:36 PM

The festival has had its glorious seasons and otherwise in its long and still running narrative which also tells the story of Philippine cinema