RH Law Constitutional Except for Some Provisions: What Does That Really Mean?

Posted on 09. Apr, 2014 by in Reproductive Health Bill, RH in the Philippines

The Supreme Court declared the RH Law constitutional yesterday, but struck down some provisions, namely: 1.     Section 7 on access to family planning 2.     Section 23 on punishable acts When the announcement was made, I deliberately delayed celebratory posts on Facebook or Twitter. I wanted to see what the implications were of having these provisions struck down. Honestly, […]

SASsy SWAG for grabs

Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 by in SASSy contests

SASsy SWAG for grabs

Enjoy the end of International Women’s Month and prepare for the start of summer with a pair of SANUK sandals! SexandSensibilities.com will choose two lucky BFFs to each get a free pair of uber comfy SANUK sandals. Just follow the mechanics below and you can get a chance to win for you and your BFF! […]

Work It: A Forum on Gender and Job (In)Security

Posted on 28. Mar, 2014 by in SASsy Events

Work It: A Forum on Gender and Job (In)Security

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – Let’s face it: gender biases still exist in Philippine society. But how is it affecting a woman’s chance of employment? Does her gender “threaten” her job in any way? It’s 2014. Are women still facing difficulties in entering a certain industry because of their identities? Do companies hire or reject […]

What solo mothers should be told instead

Posted on 25. Mar, 2014 by in Divorce & Annulment in the Philippines

Looming deadlines have taught me to tune out the background music and chatter of the radio in the various coffee shops that I call my office for the day. But on this particular day, the letter from a listener that the DJ read caught my attention. “My husband left me and our children for his […]

Touring the porn studio at The Armory

Posted on 17. Mar, 2014 by in Sassy

BY ANA P. SANTOS San Francisco, USA –The tall man dressed in slacks and polo shirt stood at the center of the room as the people began to gather around him. “Are you all here for the anal fisting workshop?” he asked, as a way of welcoming everyone. The question was greeted by nervous laughter from […]

Shiseido International Beauty Fair 2014 at SM Megamall Atrium

Posted on 13. Mar, 2014 by in SASsy Events

Shiseido International Beauty Fair 2014 at SM Megamall Atrium

Welcoming Sakura season, Shiseido Philippines will be showcasing an International Beauty Fair this March 21-23, 2014 at the SM Megamall Atrium, featuring Momoko Ishibashi of Shiseido Japan. The Japanese beauty consultant who flew in from Tokyo will be conducting a three-day beauty workshop along with Shiseido Philippines Chief Makeup Artist, Carmel Villongco. The coveted Shiseido […]

Acro Exotic 101 Workshop

Posted on 13. Mar, 2014 by in SASsy Events

Acro Exotic 101 Workshop

In celebration of International Women’s Month, Sacha Turcuato will be holding a a FREE one hour crash course of my Acro Exotic 101 Workshop on March 17, 2014 to all SAS friends, fans and supporters! Acro Exotic 101 is a short introductory course that uses the exotic approach in exploring acrobatic elements on and off the pole. Shed […]

Huru International reflects on International Women’s Day

Posted on 08. Mar, 2014 by in SAS Guest Bloggers

Huru International reflects on International Women’s Day

The inevitable change for every girl around the world: A period. Sex and Sensibilities welcomes our guest blogger for International Women’s Day, Huru International. Huru has done some amazing work in Kenya and has made a concrete positive impact on the lives of many adolescent girls by helping her manage her monthly period.  Some changes […]

Womb for rent

Posted on 07. Mar, 2014 by in reproductive health

BY ANA P. SANTOS For many Filipino couples that have a hard time conceiving, they go to Obando, Antipolo, and pray to St. Claire to give them a child. For the rest of the world, there is India. India, most specially the city of Anand in Gujarat has become known as the “Mecca for surrogacy.” Here, […]

5 Things You Should Know Before Watching Cock

Posted on 07. Mar, 2014 by in Sassy

5 Things You Should Know Before Watching Cock

By Nicai de Guzman Cock. Yes, a stage play with such a scandalous-sounding title exists and its words are made flesh by Red Turnip Theater and directed by Rem Zamora. The story, written by award-winning British playwright Mike Bartlett, depicts the confusion of a homosexual man who falls in love with a woman. John, played […]