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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You simply don’t choose who you are attracted to. Ladlad anthology of Philippine gay writing.

This also geylvu the conventional thinking of our society that god created man for a woman and a woman for a man and same sex pairing is a sin. 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 ohnorio He has written it very realistically and effectively that one may think hes just voicing his own err. Homosexuals are also portrayed in the story as someone who does not deserve to be happy in terms of emotional aspect, most specifically geypuv the aspect love.

Ngunit sa tuwina, bumabangon siya na may panibagong lakas at determinasyon. If someone told me the attraction I felt for women was wrong and I hadto resist, I don’t think I could do it.

Sa bawat kuwento ay hindi lamang ang problema ng bakla sa sarili ang pinoproblema ng bawat tauhan: However, battolome bitchiness is actually a defense mechanism against the entire discriminating society.

I even thought before it is a kind of abnormality.

They were born men but why do they have to act like women? He also doubted it, but why should he, he told himself.

Homosexuality is one of honoroi three main categories of sexual orientation, along with bisexuality and baartolome. 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 from many, the one which is usually looked down and degraded. I simply don’t feel it. Conclusion It is a long way to go, if not impossible before our society could accept homosexuality with tenderness.


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


But now, having been read and understood the feelings of gay people, I now understand how they feel. Honorio Bartolome de Dios Geyluv states a vy story of two individuals in the persons of Benjie and Mike who belong to the same sex. The two presented several aspects of homosexuality in our society.

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 dioa woman. Their gay or jolly personality is also quite obvious bartlome the way he speaks. After some realization, they decided to live together in the same apartment in order for them to fully realize what they would want to happen in their relationship.

Homosexual behavior is entirely natural and should therefore be recognized as good and a legitimate part of the human experience.


They first met in a media party of honoorio company of the latter and were brought for a same project at Zambales. Sa ngayon patuloy pa rin ang kanyang paghahanap at ang pinagyayamang karanasan ang ginagamit niyang panulat upang lumikha ng mga kuwentong sumasalamin sa buhay ng mga bakla sa isang lipunang may kinikilingan, mapagsamantala, walang pagkakapantay-pantay, pyudal, at patriyarkal.

Homosexuality is one of the most sensitive social issues nowadays. Walang pag-aalinlangan na ang simpatiya ng awtor ay nasa tatag at ganda ng tagdang kinawawagaywayan ng bandila ng kabaklaan.

Pinanghalong Ed medbed at Dawn Zulueta ve beauty ng bruha. We are all people. 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.

They should be treated equally as any other else because just like any other 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.

According to Barnet, homosexuals and heterosexuals are ways of defining human being. 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. It also proves that some homosexuals are afraid to come out because they feel that people have not accepted them.


An unacceptable behavior in our society of a man appreciating another man was also reflected in the story through the following remarks of Benjie about Mike: He doesnt care whether you respect him for being a gay.

These relationships are equivalent to heterosexual relationships in essential psychological respects. Mula sa Marilao, Bulacan, lumuwas siya sa Maynila at bilang seminarista ay nag-aral ng sociology at nakilahok sa mga gawaing pangmasa.

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Homosexual individuals may have different perspectives in life but that does not give an excuse to anybody to discriminate them. 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.

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 immoral and unacceptable.

It also talks about how friendship and closeness can sometimes lead to something more. The theme of the story revolves around friendship because Mike and Benjie always in each others side in times of trouble, equality because the gender of Benjie serves no limitation for Mike, and the right to love because everyone is entitled to love and to be loved inspite of the indifferences. 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: Skip to main content.

Preferred ending varies according to the opinion of individuals reading it about same sex relationships. Prejudice and discrimination against homosexual and bisexual people, however, have been shown to cause psychological harm. Na-involve siya sa development work sa loob ng sampung taon. I can say my view has even changed.

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