Specials

And then, there were these...

Sometimes, I create special series of stuff that form a thematic framework for my writing assignments or for my own personal chuva. Thought of gathering them here, for easier reference. 


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This is the soundtrack of your lez lovelife
A Valentine month special (February 2012) for POC Pinoy LGBT channel, interspersing song lyrics in nonfiction narratives with slightly fictionalized events, a technique I often use since I began my literary career in the late '90s. The idea was to chart the evolution of a love's journey, but not necessarily tracking one story alone.


Trivia: I got the inspiration for this while waiting for my flight to Singapore, to meet the inspiration of my current love status. And well, alam na!


Status: Love hanging 
Status: Love hoping 
Status: Love found 
Status: Love lost




Why 89
Since I was away during the crucial months prior to the May 2010 elections, I decided to help campaign for my partylist in the best way I know how: blogging. 

As I wrote in the footer then: Why 89 is a seven-part series of creative nonfiction narratives I will write as a countdown to the upcoming May 10 elections in support of my partylist, Ang Ladlad.

Of course, today, it's now known solely as Ladlad. And yes, I will still be supporting when they will run in 2013. Hey, so should you. Read up why. Still relevant.

1: The benefit(s) of recognition
2: The career closet
3: Medical maladies, malpractices and mistrust
4: Equality to party
5: Property protection
6: Sealing the love with a kiss... and a contract
7: Bless the bigots and the children






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