Wrath Over Pride
A call-out post to “radical” cis (het) men and their inadequacy in gender struggles [en]
I want to talk about gender issues in “progressive/radical/revolutionary spaces” before Pride Month ends because it’s so important. I need to call out cis (het) men in radical/progressive spaces—especially the anarchist, Marxist, or generally progressive men that I see around or know.
Jul 8, 2020 Read the whole text... 8 pp.
“Di ka naman tunay na aktibista”
Reflections on Philippine Leftist Exclusionism [en]
When I was an undergrad, I had to fight so many people to allow my voice and opinions to be heard. The central point of my struggle as a young activist then was to get formally organized activists to realize that speaking up is a form of action, too; that not being part of any organization or not being as physically and publicly active in political struggles as they were didn’t mean you weren’t one; that just because someone isn’t doing activism and radicalism the exact same way the established Left does, doesn’t mean they aren’t activists or radicals.
Feb 27, 2020 Read the whole text... 16 pp.