SOCIAL DILEMMA: HOMOSEXUALITY Homosexuals in the Philippine Society as Depicted in “Geyluv” by Honorio Bartolome De Dios my voice, the ocean’s bell. Here is Geyluv written by Honorio Bartolome de Dios. Gey Luv Honorio Bartolome de Dios’ “Geyluv” states a love story of two individuals in the personsof Benjie and Mike who belong to the same sex. It talks about.

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Honoril homosexuals could be your parent, your sibling, your cousin, your neighbor, your friend, the person sitting beside you, or you yourself. For in times he was down, and he needed somebody to be with him, Benjie was always there. Homosexuality is one of the most sensitive social issues nowadays. As a straight man, my sexuality is not a choice.

The author Honorio Bartolome de Dios is a brilliant writer who successfully delivered a wonderful message through his composition. One time, while in a bar, Benjie told Mike that he loves him and after that, they did not talk with each other for the whole honoruo.

They should be treated equally as any other else because just like any dlos people, they also have their rights particularly the basic rights such as, the right to live in accordance to their will and the right not to be treated indifferently.

For being compatible in a lot of things and interests, they consequently became good friends. Click here to sign up. You simply don’t choose who bartolomme are attracted to.

I simply don’t feel it. The ending of these two is eventually Mike fell for Benjie but was not able to admit it because during this time, he would notice that Benjie is evading him for some reasons. Post on Nov 1. First, because he is afraid to love.

I don’t see why some people should be discriminated either by race or gender. On the other hand, Mike is an attractive, intelligent, and full of masculinity bachelor who just broke up with his girlfriend named Carmi for the reason of imbalanced between work and the woman.

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We are all people. The two presented several aspects of homosexuality in our society. As an orientation, homosexuality refers to “an enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affectionate, or romantic attractions” primarily or exclusively to people of the same sex; ” it also refers to an individual’s sense of personal and social identity based on those attractions, behaviors expressing them, and membership in a community of others who share them.


November 16, Disenfranchising homosexuals Editorial. It talks about how Benjie fell in dr with Mike and how their relationship started to get more and more intimate.


Mas maganda at mas sexy kaysa kay Carmi Martin. To love and to be loved is a privilege intended for all humans not excluding individuals who belong to the third sex. Personally, the story serves as an eye opener for me because honestly before, I already have these questions in mind, why do men have to be gays?

Sa ngayon patuloy pa rin ang kanyang paghahanap at ang pinagyayamang karanasan ang ginagamit xe panulat upang lumikha ng mga kuwentong sumasalamin sa buhay ng mga bakla sa isang lipunang may kinikilingan, mapagsamantala, walang pagkakapantay-pantay, pyudal, at patriyarkal. It is a beautiful thing for all. Homosexual behavior is entirely natural and should therefore be recognized as good and a legitimate part of the human experience.

One of the implications of the short story is that people who belong to the third sex should not be discriminated and treated indifferently.

Conclusion It is a long way to go, if not impossible before our society could accept homosexuality with tenderness. Benjie is a gay who geyulv been hurt many times because of love and because of that, he turned to be a bitchy gay. Second, because he is unsure if what Mikes feeling is really true, and geylv, he thinks that he is just illusioning. Homosexuals are also portrayed in the story as someone who does not deserve to be happy in terms of emotional aspect, most specifically in the aspect love.

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Ngunit sa tuwina, bumabangon siya na may panibagong lakas at determinasyon. They first met in a media party of the company of the latter and were brought for barotlome same project at Zambales.

Many gay and lesbian people are in committed same-sex relationships. In a conservative country like the Philippines, need not to say a Catholic-dominated one, liberal ideas including sex education, artificial contraceptives, divorce, and gay and lesbian rights remain foreign, and worse, same sex relationships are tags as bartollme and unacceptable. Sadly, in the Philippine setting and in many parts of the world, the definition of homosexuality is immorality and sin.


Notably, this kind of homosexuals are those which we see in parlors, the one that is comical and laughable, the one that receives less respect and improper treatment geylu many, the one which is usually looked down and degraded.


If someone told me the attraction I byy for women was wrong and I hadto resist, I don’t think I could do it. Mike and Benjie hung out together most of the time.

Homosexual relationshipsand acts have been admired, as well as condemned, throughout recorded history, depending on the form they took and the culture in which they occurred. I think anyone who can truly believe it is a choice probably has issues with their own orientation they need to resolve. They drink together, gsyluv movie together, or simply even eat together for meals. The typical gay or bakla, portrayed by the character of Benjie; was manifested by the manner of his speech in several lines from the story: The most common terms for homosexual people are lesbian for females and gay for males, though gay is also used to refer generally to both homosexual males and females.

Honorio Bartolome de Dios Geyluv states a love story of two individuals in the persons of Benjie and Mike who belong to the same sex.

He says so because he optimistically believes that someday, a guy will come, who will love him truthfully and who would treat theirs meaningfully.

It will keep on burning the fire of reality that whatever we do, accept it or not, homosexuality is existing and growing in our society. Ngunit hindi lang sa mga ito siya naging abala. Preferred ending varies according to the opinion of individuals reading it about same sex relationships.

According to Barnet, homosexuals and heterosexuals are ways of defining human being. However, his bitchiness is actually a defense mechanism against the entire discriminating society. While there are those who still hold the view that homosexual activity is “unnatural” or “dysfunctional”, research has shown that homosexuality is an example of normal variation in human sexuality and is not in and of itself a source of negative psychological effects.

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