Girls have a vagina. Boys have a penis.

Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 by in reproductive health, SASsy Events, Uncategorized

Girls have a vagina. Boys have a penis.

Dear SASsy Ones, I’m in Bali this week covering the International Conference on Family Planning, a global conference to discuss–well, what else–family planning. Well, it goes a lot deeper than that, like how family planning and birth control can help improve quality of life, end cycles of poverty and how important it is for young […]

SASsy Parenting Advice from Mark Zuckerberg

Posted on 18. Jan, 2016 by in Men with SAS

SASsy Parenting Advice from Mark Zuckerberg

Dear SASsy Ones, Mark Zuckerberg gave a golden nugget of kid-rearing advice when he announced his 2016 goal on his Facebook page. Mark has been widely documented as wearing the same shirt every day (Relax! He has a closet full of the same shirt so it’s not exactly the same shirt every day — well, […]

Issue of Early Pregnancy on Women’s Rights Seminar

Posted on 18. Jan, 2016 by in SASsy Events

Issue of Early Pregnancy on Women’s Rights Seminar

The Embassy of France to the Philippines cordially invites you to a seminar on the issue of early pregnancy on women’s rights on Wednesday, January 20, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde, School of Design and Arts Theater. This seminar is organized by French Embassy in the Philippines […]

#MissUniverse2015 SASsiest Social Media Moments

Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 by in Sassy

#MissUniverse2015 SASsiest Social Media Moments

After 42 years, we brought home the crown! #MissUniverse2015 is Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach. It is a coronation that has set news wires and social media on fire with memes, tweets and posts. We’ve put together our favorite SASsiest posts that had us laughing, awwwing and cringing all day. 1. Colombiazoned took over being FriendZoned   […]

[Dash of SAS] What to know about HIV in PH

Posted on 28. Nov, 2015 by in HIV/AIDS Global News, HIV/AIDS in the Philippines

Charlie Sheen’s recent revelation that he is living with HIV is bringing back the topic into the public conversation ANILA, Philippines – With Charlie Sheen going on TV to disclose his HIV status, HIV has become a topic of discussion again. Let me contextualize that: in the last 30 years since HIV was first detected, […]

#SASsy6: The Skin Secrets You Really Need to Know About

Posted on 22. Aug, 2015 by in Sassy

#SASsy6: The Skin Secrets You Really Need to Know About

We’re giving you some tough love on skin care, because, well, why not? 1. There’s one thing that makes you look older than you really are. Wrinkles and crow’s feet have a nasty way of adding years even before the next birthday comes around, but you know what makes those lines that gather around your […]

STD Tests Go Mobile

Posted on 11. Aug, 2015 by in HIV/AIDS Awareness, SAS Guest Bloggers

STD Tests Go Mobile

By SASsy Guest Blogger Rebecca Griffin Most people already know how important it is to practice safe sex and have themselves regularly tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STD) to ensure they stay healthy. Unfortunately, the ordeal of going to a clinic, waiting in an unfamiliar room, and being surrounded by strangers–all for what for many […]

#NoFilter: Let’s Talk About Intimacy

Posted on 06. Aug, 2015 by in SASsy Events

#NoFilter: Let’s Talk About Intimacy

Last Sunday, my kid and I watched #NoFilter: Let’s Talk About Me, a play about Millennials, written by Millennials. The sub-title reads that the play is for Millennials, but as my kid and I (we’re both not Millennials – you do the math) saw a little bit of ourselves in the characters of the 17 […]

That Fun, Sexy, Smooth Sex Video

Posted on 13. Jul, 2015 by in Condoms, HIV/AIDS in the Philippines

That Fun, Sexy, Smooth Sex Video

ANGELES CITY, PHILIPPINES — Gina Cancio made her first sex video quite late in life.  And she made the sex video for me. I was a journalist who had just gotten a grant to do an investigative report on HIV. My research brought me to Angeles City. Department of Health (DOH) data showed that adult […]

[Dash of SAS] Negotiable Affection

Posted on 12. Jul, 2015 by in Sex & Relationships

Angeles City, Pampanga – Bars line the narrow strip that is lit up in dulled lighting that seem to have seen brighter days. Loud music spills onto the streets mixing in with the bustling of passersby. Inside the bars is a version of candlelight–dimly lit interiors swathed in red–orange light. Its patrons are mostly men […]