stereotypes - updates

Rappler's latest stories on stereotypes


Britain bans 'harmful' gender stereotypes from ads

Jun 16, 2019 - 7:03 PM

Advertising Standards Authority chief executive Guy Parker says 'harmful gender stereotypes in ads can contribute to inequality in society, with costs for all of us'

[OPINION] Ride and prejudice

Jun 02, 2019 - 8:48 PM

Transportation brings us to places and thus, we move forward. I hope that we all move forward to a society where there is no prejudice of who does what.

What makes a modern Filipina?

Nov 22, 2017 - 1:00 PM

These are some of the ways Filipinas continue to break gender stereotypes

LGBTQ activists: We are tolerated but not accepted in the Philippines

May 17, 2017 - 4:55 PM

The LGBTQ community says there is a lack of protections for them in schools and workplaces and stereotypes against them persist

PRIDE. The Philippines holds an annual Pride March, calling on the government to protect LGBT rights. File photo from Buena Bernal/Rappler

By age 6, girls less likely to believe they are 'brilliant'

Jan 27, 2017 - 11:52 AM

The findings may have important implications for the career paths that women choose perhaps steering them away from fields typically associated with brilliance

How to deal with Islamophobia when traveling abroad

Dec 03, 2015 - 3:07 PM

Did you know that research shows Americans view Muslims as the least liked people below atheists? Here s how to deal with Islamophobe

Tito Sotto addresses controversy over 'Eat Bulaga' Halloween outfit

Nov 02, 2015 - 4:38 PM

This after the costumes worn by Tito Sotto and Joey de Leon in the Halloween special of Eat Bulaga draw strong reactions from social media and ARMM governor Mujiv Hataman

ARMM gov to 'Eat Bulaga': Apologize for hosts' 'Muslim' Halloween garb

Nov 01, 2015 - 2:07 AM

What Eat Bulaga did in its Halloween Special was a mockery of and an affront to the image of the Muslim says ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman

Breaking barriers: More than just Muslims

Jul 19, 2015 - 1:15 PM

Stereotypes breed negative expectations that when broken surprise non Muslims

A woman waits for the start of the Eid Al-Fitr ceremony at the Quezon Memorial Circle on July 17, 2015.

When I get mistaken for a nanny

Jul 10, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The labels I get from random people aren t really mine to bear I wouldn t know how they see the world and that should not bother me as well

'Kukunin ka ng bumbay!' and other childhood lessons on race and gender

Mar 12, 2015 - 7:59 AM

What other racist or sexist remarks did you hear as a child or said during playtime? Would you correct your child now if you heard it from them?

#PugadBaboy: Stereotypes punchline 2

Feb 03, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Stereotypes

Feb 03, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Stereotypes punchline 3

Feb 03, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Stereotypes are for dummies

Nov 21, 2014 - 7:45 AM

How do we manage our natural tendencies to rely on stereotypes?

'Ang yabang mo na!' and other things balikbayans are told

Nov 20, 2014 - 8:38 AM

Why do we call balikbayans mayabang ? Even before they say a word the difference in their attire mannerisms or speech suddenly brands balikbayans as boastful

Being Filipino abroad: Facing stereotypes and racism

Aug 16, 2014 - 6:08 PM

Many of us know how Filipinos in general are being stereotyped to perform specific roles in different countries

Scientists have been ignoring sex

May 16, 2014 - 8:30 AM

[Science Solitaire] Have you ever wondered why most scientific research are done on males?

Someone to roll my eyes with

May 05, 2014 - 11:30 AM

Despite society s judging gaze and just the ups and downs of a relationship two people celebrate 17 years of happiness

#WhipIt Voice: Your opinion matters

Apr 09, 2014 - 6:41 PM

Speak up and be proud Share with us your thoughts using WhipIt

SPEAK UP. Share your thoughts on career women. Are they empowered women?

Looking for 'young, female, pleasing' applicants? Not right

Mar 29, 2014 - 8:41 PM

While women dominate men in terms of numbers in various industries it doesn t mean they are not confined by sexism and ageism in the workplace

Best posts from #YouKnowYoureFilipinoWhen

Feb 01, 2014 - 11:30 AM

Even the tiniest habits can give away how Pinoy you are How well can you relate to these?

VIDEO: Where does the Filipino woman stand today?

Jan 22, 2014 - 10:33 AM

How is this generation challenging and redefining gender stereotypes? Watch this animated video

#WHIPIT A Filipino campaign goes global and viral

Dec 18, 2013 - 6:23 PM

Pantene and Rappler s WHIPIT campaign is being talked about globally Here s why

Why women hate their bodies

Aug 22, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Because nobody ever told us the worth of our hearts and minds we are trained to hate our bodies for ruining our lives

Google removes 'Make Me Asian' app due to public outcry

Jan 18, 2013 - 9:48 AM

Public outcry brings down the Make Me Asian app

ASIAN STYLED? The Make Me Asian app gathers public outcry and is taken down. Screen Shot from

What prejudice is all about

Nov 27, 2012 - 2:05 PM

What infuriates me are people who don’t seem to realize that their prejudice is a function of their insularity pettiness and or unwillingness or poor souls inability to engage in worlds different from theirs

Look beyond the boobs

Oct 08, 2012 - 4:22 PM

Charles Cooley was certainly right in his theory of the looking glass self The judgment of others or at least what I believe their judgment to be has a great effect on me – so great that I try my best to reshape myself to fit into society’s ideals

[Travel] Cultural intelligence 101

Jun 03, 2012 - 4:13 PM

Cultural intelligence Why must we have it to be better Filipinos and travelers?

LOVE OURS, LOVE THEIRS. There's nothing wrong with being proud of our own culture; just don't think ours is better than others'. Photo taken at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar by Kai Magsanoc