shireenseno: Big Boy is about a boy whose parents believe the taller he is, the better off he will be. Set in 1950s Mindoro, Philippines, the film depicts the boy’s transformation into the poster boy for his parent’s home-based business. The film is an experimental portrait of a family amidst change — an experience that will engage audiences in something strange but familiar. Philippines / 2012...
Parenting gays: A developmental psychologist takes... →
“As with positive parenting, harsh and rejecting parenting has the same results for gay and straight children: they are at risk for emotional and behavioral problems such as depression, self-harm, and delinquency…. As yet, we do not have clear answers as to why some people are gay—or for that matter—why some people are straight. But what matters is we do our best to treat...
To Filipino Parents Tempted To Change Their Gay... →
“You must create, in your family, and in your home, the welcoming, loving environment that does not yet exist for your child…. Shut out any voices who might urge you otherwise.The new world you make will overwhelm you with its beauty. Your children will survive there, and thrive.”
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What Kind of Guy Does a Girl Who Looks Like Lena... →
What I wouldn’t say on Facebook when I shared this link was that when I first got together with my boyfriend, this was the question on the tips of most people’s tongues. This or some variant of “WOW! CONGRATULATIONS! HOW DID YOU WIN THE LOTTERY?”, as if I’d been so very very poor and lonely before and the odds hadn’t been in my favor to find someone, let alone...