When we claim names with conviction, they stop being prison walls, and instead become the bricks that allow us to climb up, transcend.
Life is a series of untaken roads and unfulfilled potentials.
The COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed the entrenched inequalities in our society. Already we’re seeing how the less privileged are made to choose between dying from hunger or dying from the disease, while the rich continue to believe that these people are merely being stubborn–lacking the discipline that is demanded by this enhanced community quarantine imposed by the Philippine government, when in fact, it is the very privilege these rich people have that allow them to easily follow the rules.
The Kano model is a customer satisfaction theory popular in the startup world. But does it also fit in the fight for LGBT rights?
This is what they do to us: they give us the knife and convince us to stab ourselves. They make us believe that we deserve it—that we, the sinful, should bleed.