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Love, sex, and ladyboys

Jul 25, 2013 - 8:10 AM

What’s the dating scene like for Filipino transgenders? How do the ‘ladyboys’ as the transgenders are called find love in the time of social media?

Peace and progress

Apr 27, 2013 - 8:36 AM

The ARMM delegation comes to Palaro for more than just medals

PEACE THROUGH SPORTS. The ARMM delegation heads to Palaro to fight perceptions. Photo by Adrian Portugal

Sideline supporters

Apr 26, 2013 - 8:06 AM

Coaches and trainers are the unsung heroes of Palaro returning year after year with each generation of new athletes

TIMELESS TEACHERS. Coaches and trainers return year after year to coach new Palaro athletes. Photo by Adrian Portugal

Pain and glory

Apr 24, 2013 - 9:34 PM

Experienced athletes know that perseverance means a winning attitude and sometimes even a medal

HOURS TO MINUTES. Athletes prepare to show what hours of training can prove in minutes. Photo by Devon Wong

Warriors from Caraga

Apr 24, 2013 - 11:17 AM

Athletes from Caraga bring their fighting spirit to Palaro 2013

FIGHTING SPIRIT. Caraga brings their warrior culture to combat sports in Palarong Pambansa 2013. Photo by Devon Wong

Little Ruth's big move

Apr 23, 2013 - 7:56 AM

A young chess player makes her big move at the national Palaro tournament

MAKING HER MOVE. Little Ruth Vinuya is the youngest chess player in Palaro 2013. Photo by Devon Wong

A charitable outbreak

Apr 23, 2013 - 7:54 AM

A zombie run in Manila redefines what it means to go green

GOING GREEN. Zombies chase runners in a race to raise money for charity. Photo by Devon Wong

The many lives of Bro Eddie Villanueva

Apr 13, 2013 - 10:26 AM

Bro Eddie Villanueva attempts a third run from preacher to politics

FROM PREACHER TO POLITICS. Brother Eddie Villanueva takes a third run at politics. Photo by AFP

Learning to be creative

Mar 19, 2013 - 7:28 AM

An expert panel discusses how to be creative in any field

EXERCISING CREATIVITY. Visitors at the Mind Museum practice their creative skills. Photo by Devon Wong

From Binondo to Belgium

Mar 14, 2013 - 11:35 AM

A choir with members from Binondo prepares to perform in Europe

VOICES FROM THE STREETS - A choir with members from Binondo will be performing in Belgium. Photo by Devon Wong

Young entrepreneurs on the rise

Mar 08, 2013 - 10:29 AM

Young entrepreneurs are at the forefront of Manila s SME revolution

ENTREPRENEURS - Young people are on the forefront of Manila's SME revolution. Photo by Devon Wong

Felines and firecrackers

Feb 15, 2013 - 2:41 PM

A teenage cosplayer who loves cats makes a plea to Chinese New Year merry makers

ANIMAL AWARENESS. Chinese New Years can be cruel to street animals

The thing about condoms

Feb 15, 2013 - 2:31 PM

Social stigma keeps condom use low in the Philippines

SAFE SEX TALK. Social stigma still keeps condom use low in the Philippines

Valentines: Places for private passions

Feb 13, 2013 - 7:12 PM

Lovers in the Manila can celebrate Valentines and their fantasies in private

PRIVATE PASSIONS - Lovers prepare to celebrate Valentines in private

Business as Usual for the Black Nazarene

Jan 10, 2013 - 12:56 AM

It s business as usual for vendors in Quiapo as the Feast Day of the Black Nazarene approaches

FOR SALE. Vendors in Quiapo prepare themselves for crowds during the Black Nazarene. Photo by Devon Wong

LGBT Community: It's time for action

Dec 10, 2012 - 11:56 PM

The LGBT community pushes for more public visibility and acceptance of same sex relationships

PRIDE MARCH. The LGBT community demands equal rights and more public visibility. Photo by Devon Wong

Why I got tested for HIV

Dec 08, 2012 - 9:30 AM

There’s been a lot of focus on the prevalence of the disease in MSM communities and certain high risk occupations but I think spotlighting these narrow points detracts the public from a larger and scarier truth: HIV does not discriminate

HIV testing walkthrough

Dec 08, 2012 - 7:58 AM

A walkthrough of HIV testing

Dancing to promote HIV/AIDS awareness

Nov 30, 2012 - 10:06 PM

The City of Paranaque hosts a zumba marathon for HIV AIDS awareness

DANCE AGAINST HIV. Participants dance their way to HIV/AIDS education. Photo by Devon Wong

Hong Kong OFWs pro-active on 2013 elections

Nov 28, 2012 - 9:27 AM

Hong Kong OFWs pro active on 2013 elections

OFWs in Hong Kong are pro-active voters

In transit

Nov 11, 2012 - 4:30 PM

Unofficially drivers can be some of the best ambassadors to a new city

A video story as told by veteran taxi drivers in Manila

Activist in Oscar-winning docu urges ban on dolphin import

Sep 24, 2012 - 2:27 PM

Activist Ric O Barry wants consumers to stop buying tickets at ocean themed parks where dolphins are held in captivity

Dolphin activists Ric O'Barry

UP Cheerdance: Eyeing a 3-peat

Sep 19, 2012 - 7:56 PM

The University of the Philippines cheerdance team trains every single day and wants nothing short of perfection when they compete in the UAAP Season 75 Cheerdance competition

DLSU Cheerdance: Underdogs aim to replicate surprise win

Sep 18, 2012 - 5:23 PM

The De La Salle University Animo Squad looks for dancers who have a dedication to learn rather than a dance or gymnastics background