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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Walang pag-aalinlangan na ang simpatiya ng awtor ay nasa tatag at ganda ng tagdang kinawawagaywayan ng bandila ng kabaklaan. They were born men but why do they have to act like women?

The author had vividly illustrated the strict view of the society on the third sex. I don’t have the option bartooome being attracted to other men. However, his bitchiness is actually a defense mechanism against the entire discriminating society.

Preferred ending varies according to the opinion of individuals reading it about same sex relationships. 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. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Log In Sign Up.

It showed the character of gay people as very energetic, fun, and loving but sometimes they feel underappreciated and discriminated because of their gayness. One of the implications of the short story is that people who bartolomee 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. Skip to main content.


For in times he was down, and he needed somebody to be with him, Benjie was always there. Sa bawat kuwento ay hindi lamang ang problema ng bakla sa sarili ang re ng bawat tauhan: Help Center Find new research papers in: The two presented several aspects of homosexuality in our society. An unacceptable behavior in our society geylub a man appreciating another man was also reflected in the story through the following remarks of Benjie about Mike: Sa mabangis na lungsod, ginalugad din niya ang mga suloksulok ng kabaklaan upang hanapin ang kanyang natatanging lugar sa lipunan.


Pinanghalong Nanette medbed at Barto,ome Zulueta ang beauty ng bruha. Honorio De Dios served as an amplifier for the voice of this minority to be heard and be understood by the society. He says so because he optimistically believes that someday, a guy will come, who will love him truthfully and who would treat theirs meaningfully. We are all people.

Sadly, in the Philippine setting and in many parts of the world, the definition of homosexuality is immorality and sin. The story evolves between two male characters who have questions in their respective lives and the big role of homosexuality in providing some answers and at the same time more and more questions.

But now, having been read and understood the feelings of dd people, I now understand how they feel. Ladlad anthology of Philippine gay writing. And he hopes that one day, God will help him to find such a guy.

When he realized he was already falling for Benjie gwyluv found it weird and hard to accept. Many gay and lesbian people are in committed same-sex relationships. 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.

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.


He also doubted it, but why should he, he told himself. 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.

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 night. Mike and Benjie hung out together xios of the time. He has written it very realistically and effectively that one may think hes just voicing his own err. According to Barnet, homosexuals and heterosexuals are ways of defining human being.

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Hes a gay and eat your own ears, he would say. I can say my view has even changed. It is a beautiful thing for all. Notably, this kind of homosexuals are those which we gsyluv in parlors, the one that is comical and laughable, the one that receives less respect and improper treatment from many, the one which is usually looked down and degraded.

Homosexuality is one of the three main categories of sexual orientation, along with bisexuality and heterosexuality. These relationships are equivalent to heterosexual relationships in essential psychological respects. 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?

The good ed about him is he believes in the line Naniniwala yata akong pinagpala gryluv ng Diyos ang mga bakla!

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