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Congress faces issue of same-sex union

SAME-sex marriage has long been a controversial issue in the United States (US) and in many other countries in the world. On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled by a close 5-4 decision that the Constitution guarantees the right of same-sex couples to get married in all 50 states. It overturned a Supreme Court decision of June 26, 2013, which had declared unconstitutional a part of the Defense of Marriage Act which defined marriage solely as a legal union between a man and a woman. But last Jan. 6, 2016, the Alabama chief justice ordered judges in the state not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. It is said to be unclear if Alabama’s judges are following his order.

House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez’s vow to author a same sex marriage bill has surprisingly divided the House of Representatives that used to avoid even discussing the idea out of fear of political backlash from religious groups opposed to it.

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‘The love that dares…’

Now Aiza Seguerra and Liza Diño, Charice and Alyssa Quijano, Rosanna Roces and an old flame, Geraldine Roman and her Señor from España, and other same-sex couples are accepted and even welcomed by society. They don’t have to hide “the love that dares to speak its name,” as written by the blind poetess Sappho from the ancient Greek isle of Lesbos.

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Just asking

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Just watched that beautiful film “Di Magbabago” on Cinema One, starring Carmina Villaroel and Rustom Padilla (now BB Gandanghari), when they were a loveteam on and offscreen.

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The House of Representatives will add to its roll of members the first transgender person to win a national elective post in the Philippines.

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