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[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Why it's important that SC defined sexual harassment

Jul 17, 2019 - 8:53 AM

The Supreme Court's decision on the case of a former Xavier University Cagayan de Oro law professor settles that power – not sex – is central to what sexual harassment really is

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] A right to say no to a pregnancy test

Dec 09, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Pregnancy is not a crime for you or me. Neither should it be a crime for students of Pines City Colleges.

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Campus violence and toxic rhetoric – where are the adults?

Nov 25, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Those leaked conversations are a mirror of the hatred and bigotry that fuel violence. What happens next will be a litmus test for UP.

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Why Pia Cayetano's defense of Duterte is personal

Oct 28, 2018 - 10:36 AM

Her refusal to again denounce President Duterte's reprehensible language and constant debasement of women was not only disappointing, it was disgusting

[OPINION | DASH of SAS] Humanizing abortion laws

Aug 31, 2018 - 4:46 PM

It’s time we have a more open discussion of abortion and the need to relax our laws to allow women access to safe medical abortions

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Toxic monogamy

Apr 24, 2018 - 11:00 AM

‘Instead of thinking of forever as being rooted in the same partnership until death, think of it as having 2 or 3 relationships with the same person throughout your lives,’ relationship expert Esther Perel

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Pickup artist today, dirty old man tomorrow

Apr 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM

These guys are hanging onto the pickup boot camp promise that they can go from zero to stud hero by listening to ‘experts,’ whose only advantage over them was their better hair, shoes, and clothes

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Expiring women don’t get angry, they get busy

Mar 16, 2018 - 5:23 PM

I have stories to write, goals to achieve, men to fall in love with (maybe I should include women? It is 2018, afterall), memories to make and many hearts to break along the way. My to-do list is a long one.

[Dash of SAS] Mr. President, keep your foul mouth away from our vaginas

Feb 14, 2018 - 4:56 PM

Rodrigo Duterte is so scared of strong women that he doesn’t know what to do with them, except degrade, insult, and strip them of their character by reducing them to nothing more than body parts

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Of sexual predators and sexual klutzes

Jan 21, 2018 - 6:00 PM

'Men like Harvey Weinstein need prison but men like the sexual bully who only thinks of his own gratification, the sexual klutz and all those in between need re-education.'

[Dash of SAS] Teen widows: the growing legacy of Duterte’s drug war

Oct 11, 2017 - 9:46 AM

Soaring teen pregnancy, most common in urban poor communities, is colliding with drug-related killings that target mostly poor young men

FAMILY PICTURE. Here is a photo of Hideyoshi and Michel on her phone, propped up against Hyree’s tiny feet. That’s the only family picture they will ever have. All photos by Ana Santos

[Dash of SAS] Internalized Misogyny: Women hating on other women

Apr 10, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Internalized misogyny is the enabling framework that gives men a free pass starting from when they are boys all the way until they grow up to be sexist men

[Dash of SAS] When you run out of birth control pills

Jan 19, 2017 - 12:30 PM

President Duterte’s signing of EO 12 is a step in the right direction, but the Supreme Court still has to lift its TRO

[Dash of SAS] Tolerance isn't acceptance, charity isn't governance

Feb 20, 2016 - 6:01 PM

Tolerance looks very different from acceptance Charity is far from the ideals of good governance And being a world champion athlete is worlds apart from being a competent and fair legislator

TOLERANCE. Does the country's discourse around the LGBT community revolve around tolerance instead of acceptance? Image courtesy of Mara Mercado

[Dash of SAS] Forbidding and punishing home births

Jan 06, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Prohibiting home births is seen as a way to curb maternal deaths But others say it is infringes on women’s right to choose

[Dash of SAS] ​​MassageBoyXX's happy ending

Dec 07, 2015 - 2:13 PM

For Arvin a former male masseur the key to success is about giving the best service possible

[DASH of SAS] Getting schooled on gender fluidity

Jul 29, 2015 - 3:03 PM

This is the generation that knows that love romantic or platonic does not see gender or sexual orientation It only sees the person

[Dash of SAS] Prostitution or negotiable affection?

Jul 08, 2015 - 10:13 PM

Girls come to Angeles City when there are typhoons and when their former homes can no longer offer them safety or opportunity Some run away from abusive oppressive homes others come here for the fun of it

[Dash of SAS] Birth control buffet

Jun 03, 2015 - 3:13 PM

This birth control buffet takes your needs in consideration; condoms come in boxes of 12 and 24 giving you the option not to go back for seconds or thirds

Photo by Ana Santos

[Dash of SAS] Dear parent whose child has just come out

May 22, 2015 - 10:08 PM

They can expect other people to turn their back on them but not you Please not you the father the mother whose child has just come out

[Dash of SAS] The macho dancer

Apr 29, 2015 - 7:01 PM

Our jobs don’t make us bad people We’re entertainers we entertain all the people who come through our doors We make them happy

[Dash of SAS] A village of aunties

Apr 15, 2015 - 5:00 PM

I grew up with people always telling me that I was lucky because I was loved by so many But no one told me it would be like losing a parent each time one of them passes

[DASH of SAS] Girl+: This mobile app saves girls

Mar 25, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Girls should feel safe when on the road or commuting late at night They should feel safe when going to work

[DASH of SAS] Cinderella 2.0 and 'The Clooney Effect'

Mar 11, 2015 - 2:56 PM

Little girls have been raised to the drum beats of empowerment and feminism their lullabies are about being everything you can be and their fairytales are about reaching for your potential and going after your dreams

[Dash of SAS] WWW: Women on the Web are not Welcome

Jan 29, 2015 - 2:43 PM

Authorities either underestimate the threat that technology related violence presents or do not have a full understanding of how the pervasiveness of such violence causes psychological and emotional distress

[Dash of SAS] Losing my religion, finding my faith

Jan 14, 2015 - 5:10 PM

For the first time in a long time I am hopeful the Church just might find it in itself to reform

[Dash of SAS] Family ties and the OFW

Dec 28, 2014 - 6:12 PM

Back home in their Philippines they enjoy an elevated status a street credibility that comes with nakapag abroad na or having been abroad

File photo of overseas Filipino workers from AFP

[Dash of SAS] Divorce selfies

Nov 22, 2014 - 1:23 PM

Divorce selfies are not likely going to happen in the Philippines even if we are the selfie capital of the world because well we have no divorce

[DASH of SAS] Dear new solo mom

Oct 11, 2014 - 6:14 PM

Allow yourself to understand that sometimes asking for help is not an admission of helplessness or inadequacy – but a natural honest acceptance of who you are and who you are not

[DASH of SAS] Homework

Aug 27, 2014 - 9:03 PM

Ana Santos shares the lessons she learned from doing homework with her daughter

Graphic by Raffy de Guzman

[DASH of SAS] In search of a penis and equality

Jul 18, 2014 - 7:00 AM

There is a growing group of women who in their 20s to their 40s and beyond are defining beauty according to a new standard: their own

[Dash of SAS] Time to end the 'R word'

Jun 19, 2014 - 2:00 PM

No father no mother and no sibling of a child with special needs should ever have to feel alone

[Dash of SAS] When sisters become mothers

May 10, 2014 - 7:20 PM

When a girl looks at herself in the mirror sometimes she is already imagining what she would someday like to become

[Dash of SAS] The invisible double standard

Apr 01, 2014 - 3:38 PM

How do you measure the misogyny in a benevolent wolf s clothing?

[Dash of SAS] Who's screwing who?

Feb 14, 2014 - 1:48 PM

Today the benefits of technology include ease of connectivity and a wide network of potential hook ups

[DASH of SAS] Frozen eggs and other babymaking methods

Jan 16, 2014 - 3:56 PM

An egg and a sperm are still needed in the equation but they could find each other under the light of a petri dish

[DASH OF SAS] Is HIV going out of fashion?

Jan 01, 2014 - 9:54 PM

In the Philippines the emergency state of HIV has just begun

[DASH OF SAS] Vagina drop

Jan 01, 2014 - 11:58 AM

My daughter calls the apex of the roller coaster ride a vagina drop In our house body parts are body parts — not birds and flowers

[DASH of SAS] Sex, intimacy and the RH law in the time of Yolanda

Dec 17, 2013 - 7:36 PM

Survivors will continue to have sex in the time of Yolanda for a reason that the numbers won t tell you

[Dash of SAS] Sex at the drop of a tweet or a like

Jan 23, 2013 - 12:08 AM

The complexities of this virtual red light district has made connecting much easier but it has also blurred the lines of online dating casual sex and prostitution

[Dash of SAS] Prayer is not a form of birth control

Jan 09, 2013 - 3:37 AM

As one enlightened street vendor who was interviewed said I used to pray not to get pregnant with another child The condom worked better

[Dash of SAS] 'Ginagamit for sex'

Dec 13, 2012 - 11:42 AM

May no woman ever have to say gamitin to mean sex when she speaks about her body and right to choose her right to love

[Dash of SAS] Fifty shades of vampires and fairytales

Nov 15, 2012 - 11:33 AM

I couldn’t tell my 11 year old daughter the real reason I despised the character of Bella Swan was because when I was her age I was like Bella

[Dash of SAS] ‘Pregnant students not allowed’

Nov 01, 2012 - 12:36 AM

Pregnant students should not be discriminated against or denied their right to an education

[Dash of SAS] Sex on display: The Museum of Sex

Sep 27, 2012 - 2:20 PM

From the swanky gray building swathed in dripping bubble gum pink paint to its almost floor to ceiling windows — everything about the Museum of Sex or the MoSex for short is an invitation to enter

CONVERSATIONS: HIV and AIDS in the Philippines #SexTalk

Jul 18, 2012 - 6:36 PM

Why is HIV still on the rise in the Philippines?