Time’s Up Ateneo (TUA) is celebrating the third year anniversary of the Oct. 15, 2019 protest in Ateneo de Manila where around 200 students, alumni, teachers, and parents gathered in the campus to protest against sexual violence and impunity in the university. A few days after the protest, specifically on Oct. 17, 2019, Time’s UpContinue reading “Time’s Up Ateneo Honors Survivors and Protesters with Flowers, a Collective Poem, and Postcards”
For those who protested here,for those who cut their classes or skipped work to protest,for alumni who went to campus,for those who protested from afar,for those who wrote statements in support of the protesters, for those who protested by saying no,for those who protested by posting on social media,for those who suffered in silence,for thoseContinue reading “For those who protested here”
Time’s Up Ateneo invites everyone to Let’s Talk About “Saving” Sex Workers, an online discussion about Sharmila Parmanand’s research entitled Saving our Sisters: Critical inquiry into sex trafficking discourses and interventions in the Philippines. Be there on Aug. 5, 2022 from 8pm to 9:30pm (Manila Time)/ 1pm to 2:30pm (London Time). Register via https://tinyurl.com/TalkTUA SavingContinue reading “Let’s Talk About “Saving” Sex Workers (Online Discussion)”
Here’s the line-up of Time’s Up Ateneo’s activities for 2022! All events will be held online using Philippine time. Joining instructions will sent to registered participants a few days before the activities. Note: Check this page for updates on our events February SEAFAM PH Origin Stories (for SEAFAM PH members only) The SEAFAM PH OriginContinue reading “2022 Calendar of Time’s Up Ateneo”
TW: This piece deals with suicide and rape.
All Souls Day
To stand by things decided /
The twice-timed heart’s disease /
When the stars in your eyes have faded /
A dull ache unappeased
I used to color the world in grey. It started in childhood, when I chose to hide parts of my self after realizing I was gay. Color only had a place in the closet, in spaces hidden from the world. Living in grey helped me survive. It let me finish my studies, find a stableContinue reading “Reflections on GBV in Pop Culture: Gaya Sa Pelikula”
There was a time in my life when I was going through a terrible thing, and life was just getting worse and worse. When something really bad happened again, I had already cried so much that I already felt numb, and I couldn’t get angry anymore.
It took me more than half a decade to finally get myself help.
I still remember it all very clearly. The slow dimming and brightening of the Christmas lights in his room; the smokey smell of his skin.
Feel free to say no
is perhaps the utmost courtesy
we can give to fellow