Brie Larson advocates for diverse critics at film event

AP 06/15/2018

BEVERLY HILLS, California—Frances McDormand never uttered the words “inclusion rider” at the Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, but she did cheekily place a red bumper sticker with the phrase written…

Advocates, cause-oriented groups celebrate International Women’s Day

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Erram 03/08/2018

Despite being a leader in advancing the rights of women and children, Cebuanos were urged to help in completely closing the gender gap between Filipino men and women. This was stressed during the Woman’s Forum in St.…

Celebrity mom Gladys Reyes advocates breastfeeding

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/07/2018

VERSATILE actress Gladys Reyes is a proud breastfeeding mom. Reyes was in Cebu for more than a week along with other Kapuso stars for the new television series “Inday Will Always Love You” headlined by Barbie Forteza…

Cosap to revive drama group

Inna Gian Mejia 12/14/2017

THE Cebu City government, through the City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap), will be reviving its drama group that was part of its anti-illegal drug campaign. The drama presentations of the group, just like in the…

Advocates

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/13/2017

The celebration of Universal Declaration of Human Rights brought to mind human rights advocates. During martial law of Marcos Rule, there was an oil price increase. The youth could not resist having a march in opposition to…

ERMITA HALTS LABELING

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inna Gian Mejia 10/06/2017

  Better safe than sorry. Fearing that they might be penalized for their actions, officials of Barangay Ermita on Friday afternoon decided to temporarily stop attaching tarpaulins on houses that they identified as “drug-free.” “Moundang usa mi…

Federalism advocates intensify info campaign

Morexette B. Erram 08/17/2017

CEBU FORUM Officials from Malacañang and the Senate who are advocates of federalism will intensify their information campaign by holding more forums about the topic across the country as they believe that their plans to make a…

HIV and AIDS advocates hold candle-lighting ceremony

Intern 05/10/2017

A group advocating the rights of HIV and AIDS victims held a candle-lighting ceremony at the Visayas Community Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon to show support and spread awareness about the illness. Members of the Advocating Gender-Based…

Advocates hope Cebu LGUs will adopt these measures

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/01/2017

ANTI-DISCRIMINATORY ORDINANCES Anti-discrimination advocates are now looking at the success story of 21-year-old Hezekiah Diaz, the transwoman who was recently allowed by her school to march and graduate as a woman, as a model in the fight…

Pro-life advocates rally against death penalty, extrajudicial killings

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/18/2017

CEBU CITY–A least 800 pro-life advocates gathered in downtown Cebu City on Saturday afternoon to oppose the reinstatement of the death penalty and the spate of extrajudicial killings amid the government’s war on drugs. “We are here…

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