Amiciness’ Stand on Boxing [Parody]

I love puns.

Amiciness on “Boxing”

Common sense lang. Makakakita ka ba ng any animals na makikipagsapakan para lang sa isang gintong sinturon at sa pera? Mas mabuti pa yung hayop. *snickers* Hindi marunong makipagpatayan para lang sa pera.

O di ba? O ngayon, kung makikipagsapakan tayo sa ibang tao para lang manalo ng isang gintong sinturon, para sa pera, e mas masahol pa sa hayop ang tao.


Begrudgingly inspired by Rep. Manny Pacquiao‘s (currently running for Senate) stand on same-sex marriage:

Read more: Pacquiao compares gays to animals, draws flak on social media (Inquirer.net)


Seriously, what do we expect from absentee congressman Manny Pacquiao. How many bills and laws has he authored or passed again? I’m even more disappointed at the people defending his “very scientific” statements. The LGBT community has been bullied all their lives and we don’t need a reminder, from a very public and influential figure no less, of how ignorant and narrow some people are.

UPDATE: It seems Manny has backtracked and “apologized.” *air quotes* He’s sorry for the animal comparison but he’s not changing his stance on same-sex marriage. K.


What’s your stand on boxing? Do you also think doing it makes us much worse than animals?

Oh and, if it isn’t clear yet, Amiciness is NOT endorsing Manny Pacquiao or his candidacy in any form whatsoever.

Frozen’s ‘Let It Go’ and Homosexuality

With the recent win of Let It Go (Best Original Song) composed by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, we would like to share one of our interpretations of the song and the movie Frozen.

Watching the movie, we immediately begin to relate Elsa’s supernatural powers to “homosexuality”. For us and as far as our experience go, being gay is both a gift and a curse.

And one that makes it a curse is when you are forced into hiding it to make your family and friends proud and away from shame. You are afraid of people’s judgments that you’d rather portray a different character in the public eye.

Inevitably, being in the closet, you’re forced to close the door and isolate your true self even to your own sisters or brothers. Like Elsa, you watch your every move for people not to know. The way you talk. How you walk.

 Conceal, don’t feel. Don’t let them know.

It hurts because your siblings are supposed to be your best friends. It hurts because you can’t fully do so unless they know you’re gay. Unless they know who you are.

Let It Go is a song that celebrates individuality. It is a song that sets aside all inhibitions. All the crazy anxiety that hinders you to achieve or just be plainly happy.

#Unfriend Movie Review

I actually had no idea of the existence of Unfriend until I saw the trailer in JackTV. Instantly, I had to watch it, I thought. As I searched about it in the web, I was surprised when I realized that the movie was based on a not so old piece of news years ago about a shooting incident in a mall involving two teenage boys.

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This sparked my interest and curiosity. As I continued researching, I found the news sad and frustrating. It could have been prevented since all the clues were on the victim’s Facebook wall. (This could always be one of the cons of social media. Not everything’s taken seriously, even something that could lead to a gruesome crime.)

Naturally, I wanted to know how the movie would play out this story that was misunderstood by most people not only because it was about homosexuality but also it involved two young minors.

Unfriend put viewers in the eyes of David (Sandino Martin) a homosexual teen presumably younger than his former-boyfriend Jonathan (Angelo Ilagan), who dumped him on Christmas Eve.

The movie revolved around David’s desperation to get Jonathan back. He would struggle with his emotions and develop some sort of obsessive and a self-destructive behavior. Although he had a loving grandmother that had no idea about his online life, his sole outlets were computer games and social media.

WARNING: SPOILERS AFTER THE JUMP!

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