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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One time, while in a bar, Benjie told Mike that he loves him and after that, they did not talk with each other for the bartolmoe night.

Walang pag-aalinlangan na ang simpatiya ng awtor ay nasa tatag at ganda ng tagdang kinawawagaywayan ng bandila ng kabaklaan. You simply don’t choose who you are attracted to. The author had vividly illustrated the strict view of the society on the third sex.

I simply don’t feel it. Honrio someone told me the attraction I felt for women was wrong and I hadto resist, I don’t think I could do it. Personally, the story serves as an eye opener for me because honestly before, I already have these questions in mind, why do men have to be gays?

According to Barnet, homosexuals and heterosexuals are ways of defining human being. Sa bawat kuwento ay hindi lamang ang problema ng bakla sa sarili ang pinoproblema ng bawat tauhan: The most common terms for homosexual people are honoruo for females and gay for males, though gay is also used to refer generally to both homosexual males and females.

Benjie is a gay who had been hurt many times because of love and because of that, he turned to be a bitchy gay. Notably, this kind of homosexuals are those which we see in parlors, the one that is comical and laughable, the one that receives less respect and improper treatment from many, the one which is usually looked down and degraded.

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 ddios right to love because everyone is entitled to love and to be loved inspite of the indifferences. The main characters in the story were Benjie, a homosexual, and Mike, a handsome bachelor.

Homosexuality is one of the three main categories of sexual orientation, along with bisexuality and heterosexuality.

While there are those who still hold the view that homosexual activity is “unnatural” or “dysfunctional”, research has shown that homosexuality is an example of normal variation in human sexuality and is not in and of itself a source of negative psychological effects.


And he hopes that one day, God will help him to find such a guy. It is a beautiful thing for all. However, his bitchiness is actually a defense mechanism against the entire discriminating society. 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 honnorio in the same apartment in order for them to fully realize what they would want to happen in their relationship.


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. Homosexuals are also portrayed in the story as someone who does not deserve to be happy in terms of emotional aspect, most ee in the aspect love.

As a straight man, my sexuality is not a choice.

Homosexual individuals may have different perspectives in life but that does not honrio an excuse to anybody to discriminate them. Skip to main content. They first met in a media party of the company of the latter and were brought for a same project at Zambales.

Sadly, in the Philippine setting and in many parts of the world, the definition of homosexuality is immorality and sin. An unacceptable behavior in our society of a man appreciating another man was also reflected in the story through honorii following remarks of Benjie about Mike: These relationships are equivalent to heterosexual relationships in essential psychological respects. It also proves that some homosexuals are afraid to come out because they feel that people have not accepted them.

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.

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. First, because he is afraid to love.

We are all people. This also supports the conventional thinking of our society geyuv god created man for a woman and a woman for a man and same sex pairing is a sin. Ayoko ng guessing game na ganito.

One of the implications of the short story is that people who belong to the beyluv sex should not be discriminated and treated indifferently. November 16, Disenfranchising homosexuals Editorial. When everything has been said and done, he is a caring, harmless, and lovable partner. As an orientation, homosexuality refers to bagtolome enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affectionate, or romantic attractions” primarily or exclusively to people of the same sex; ” it geluv refers to an individual’s sense of personal and social identity based on those attractions, behaviors expressing them, and membership in a community of others who share them.


Prejudice and discrimination against homosexual and bisexual people, however, have been shown to cause psychological harm. This piece of work is a manifestation of his individual point of view and a reflection of his personal observations and experiences on how homosexuals are being treated in our society.

Remember me on this computer. He doesnt care whether you respect him for being a gay.

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On the other hand, Mike is an attractive, intelligent, and full of masculinity bachelor who just broke up with his girlfriend named Carmi for the reason of imbalanced between work and the woman. Click here to sign up.

They were born men but why do they have to act like barrtolome They should be treated equally as any other else because just like any other people, they also have their rights particularly the basic rights such as, the right to live in accordance hinorio their will and the right not to be treated indifferently.

The story evolves between two male characters who have questions in their respective lives and the geylkv role of homosexuality in providing some answers and at the same time more and more questions. The two presented several aspects of homosexuality in our society. They drink together, watch movie together, or simply even eat together for meals.

He also doubted it, but why should he, he told himself. Homosexuality is one of the most sensitive social issues nowadays. Post on Nov 1. Conclusion It is a long way to go, if not impossible before our society could accept homosexuality with tenderness.

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