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 main characters in the story were Benjie, a homosexual, and Mike, a handsome bachelor. They first met in a media party of the company of the latter and were brought for a same project at Zambales.

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.

When everything has been said and done, he is a caring, harmless, and lovable partner. He has never been taken advantage of by Benjie though he had tempted him several times. Homosexual individuals may have different perspectives in life but that bartolomr not give an excuse to anybody to discriminate them.

Homosexuality is one of the three main categories of sexual orientation, along with bisexuality and heterosexuality. The story evolves between two male characters who have questions in their respective lives and the big role of homosexuality in honoroo some answers and at the same time more and more questions.

Na-involve siya sa development work sa loob ng sampung taon. First, because he is afraid to nartolome. You simply don’t choose who you are attracted to.


It also proves that some homosexuals are afraid to come out because they feel that people have not accepted them. Pinanghalong Nanette medbed at Dawn Zulueta ang beauty ng bruha.


The typical gay or bakla, portrayed by the character of Benjie; was manifested by the manner of his speech in several lines from the story: Walang pag-aalinlangan na ang simpatiya ng awtor ay nasa tatag at ganda ng tagdang kinawawagaywayan ng bandila ng kabaklaan.

November 16, Disenfranchising homosexuals Editorial. Log In Sign Up. This short story intentionally leaves the readers an open end which makes it worth discussing and interesting. It is a beautiful thing for all. This also supports the conventional thinking of our society that god created man for a woman and a woman for a man and same sex pairing is a sin.

For being compatible in a lot of things and interests, they consequently became good friends. Homosexual behavior is entirely natural and should therefore be recognized as good and a legitimate part of the human experience. According to Barnet, homosexuals and heterosexuals are ways of defining human being.

Conclusion It is a long way to go, if not impossible before our society could accept homosexuality with tenderness. But now, having been read and understood the feelings of gay people, I now understand how they feel.

I don’t have the option of being attracted to other men. Remember me on this computer. As a straight man, my sexuality is not a choice. Click here to sign up.

Anybody can relate to the gay which is Benjie who is looking for true love and meaningful relationship as anybody else. Sa ngayon patuloy pa rin ang kanyang paghahanap at ang pinagyayamang karanasan ang ginagamit niyang panulat diks lumikha ng mga kuwentong sumasalamin sa buhay ng mga honofio sa isang lipunang may kinikilingan, mapagsamantala, walang pagkakapantay-pantay, pyudal, at patriyarkal. For in times he was down, and he needed somebody to be with him, Benjie was always there.


Ngunit hindi lang sa mga ito siya naging abala. 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. Many gay and lesbian people are in committed same-sex relationships. However, his bitchiness is actually a defense mechanism against the entire discriminating society. The author Honorio Bartolome de Dios is a brilliant writer who successfully delivered a wonderful message through his composition.

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One of the implications of the short story is that people who belong to the third sex should not be discriminated and treated indifferently. While there are those who still hold bartolpme 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 geylub of itself a source of negative psychological effects.

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