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How Do Filipinos Feel About Manny Pacquiao’s Homophobic Slurs?

While Wikipedia says the Philippines is one of the gay-friendliest nations in the world, five days ago, in a 28-second video, Philippine senatorial candidate and boxing legend Manny Pacquiao spun the country 180° with a statement about the gay community. Uploaded by Bilang Pilipino, the Facebook page for a TV network forMore »


Manny Pacquiao Claims Gays Are “Worse Than Animals,” Then Backpedals

Boxing legend and Philippine senatorial candidate Manny Pacquiao has offended and apologized for offending Filipinos by claiming that gays are “worse than animals” during an interview, as of this morning.

Let’s be real, though: all humans are worse than animals. Have you met a dog? I don’t know anyone who’sMore »


How To Help The Survivors Of Typhoon Haiyan

The photos that show the devastation that Typhoon Haiyan has left behind are overwhelming. Even reaching out to help can be confusing, with endless charities to sort through. In the wake of such an earth-shattering storm, the Philippines’ president has declared that they are in a state of national calamity. It’s not easy to see… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Raids, Awkward Moments, And The End

Apparently some wives in the Philippines were sick of their husbands spending time in Quezon City’s sex dens, so they tipped off the police. So far, 15 establishments have been raided and more than 200 sex workers have been rescued. [Philippine Daily Inquirer]
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PETA Sex Dolls Confiscated

Apparently PETA was inspired by the movie Lars and the Real Girl for its latest stunt. The animal rights group had planned to protest KFC’s cruel killing of chickens by displaying blow-up sex dolls with banners reading, “KFC Blows.” But the plan went awry when Philippine customs confiscated the dolls before PETA could put them… More »