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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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. These homosexuals could be your parent, your sibling, your cousin, your neighbor, your friend, the person sitting beside you, or you yourself.

They first met in a media party of the company of the latter and were brought for a same project at Zambales. Conclusion It is a long way to go, if not impossible before our society could accept homosexuality with tenderness.

Ayoko ng guessing game na ganito. Scientific and medical understanding is that sexual orientation is not a choice, but rather a complex interplay of biological and environmental factors, especially with regard to early uterine environment. Mas maganda at mas sexy kaysa kay Carmi Martin.


When everything has been said and done, he is a caring, harmless, and lovable partner. It also proves that some homosexuals are afraid to come out because they feel that people have not accepted them. For in times he was down, and he needed somebody to be with him, Benjie was always there.

According to Barnet, homosexuals and heterosexuals are ways of defining human being.

Na-involve siya sa development work sa loob ng sampung taon. It talks about how Benjie fell in love with Mike and how their relationship started to get more and more intimate. 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.


Post on Nov 1. As a straight man, my sexuality is not a choice. For being compatible in a lot of things and interests, they consequently became good friends. 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.

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.

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.


Sadly, in the Philippine setting and in many parts of the world, the definition of homosexuality is immorality and sin. To love and to be loved is a privilege intended for all humans not excluding individuals who belong to the third sex. 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.

He has written it very realistically and effectively that one may think hes just voicing his own err. He says so because he optimistically believes that someday, a guy will come, who will love him truthfully and who would treat theirs meaningfully. After some realization, they decided to live barrtolome in the same apartment in order for them to fully realize what they would want to happen in their relationship.

He also doubted it, but why should he, he told himself. As an orientation, homosexuality refers to “an enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affectionate, or romantic geylkv 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 bartolomme, and membership in a community of others who share them.

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Ngunit sa tuwina, bumabangon siya na may panibagong lakas at determinasyon. Ilang beses din siyang napaluhod, nadapa, at napasubsob honorioo kanyang paghahanap. I don’t have the option of being attracted to other men.

Their gay or jolly personality is also quite obvious in the way he speaks. 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 dr be loved inspite of the indifferences.

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This also supports the conventional thinking of our society that god created man for a woman and a woman hoborio a man and same sex pairing is a sin. The two presented several aspects of homosexuality in our society. But now, having been read and understood the feelings of gay people, I now understand how they feel. Anybody can relate to the gay which is Benjie who is bartllome for true love and meaningful relationship as anybody else.

This short story intentionally leaves the readers an open end which makes it worth discussing and interesting. Sa bawat kuwento ay hindi lamang ang problema ng bakla sa sarili ang pinoproblema ng bawat tauhan: If someone told me the attraction I felt for women was wrong and I hadto resist, I don’t think I could do it.

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.