Accepted or Not: Homosexuality, Media, and the Culture of Silence in the Philippine Society

  title={Accepted or Not: Homosexuality, Media, and the Culture of Silence in the Philippine Society},
  author={John Angelo De Leon and Joseph R. Jintalan},
  journal={Jurnal Komunikasi: Malaysian Journal of Communication},
The presence of homosexuals in mainstream media is widespread in the Philippines. Case in point are the images of homosexuals depicted in a popular Philippine noontime variety show. As an observer, it gives an outright impression that there seems to be an acceptance of homosexuality among the Filipinos as manifested by how they are being patronized through these sketches. The aim of the paper is to investigate how Filipinos seem to have a culture of silence in terms of accepting same sex… Expand

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