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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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.

It showed the character of gay people as very energetic, fun, and loving but sometimes they feel underappreciated and discriminated because of their gayness. In a conservative country like the Philippines, need not to say a Catholic-dominated one, liberal ideas including sex education, artificial contraceptives, divorce, and gay and lesbian rights remain foreign, and worse, same sex relationships are tags as immoral and unacceptable.

And he hopes that one day, God will help him to find such a guy. 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: I think anyone who can truly believe it is a choice probably has issues with their own orientation they need to resolve. First, because he is afraid to love.

Preferred ending varies according to the opinion of individuals reading it about same sex relationships. Notably, this kind of diod 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 barrolome which is usually looked down and degraded. 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 to their will and the right not to be treated indifferently.


It talks about how Benjie fell in love with Mike and how their relationship started to get more and more intimate. Diios being compatible in a lot of things and interests, they consequently became good friends.

The injury that it is inflicting and the living scars on the skin of both the heteros and homos in our society will continue as man strives to live in this diverse world.

The author had vividly illustrated the strict view of the society on the third sex. Log In Sign Up.


The story evolves between two male characters who have questions in their respective lives and the big role of homosexuality in providing some answers and at the same time more and more questions.

Na-involve siya sa development work sa loob ng sampung taon. Conclusion It is a long way to go, if not impossible before our society could accept homosexuality with tenderness. Honorio Bartolome de Dios Geyluv states a love story of two individuals in the persons of Benjie and Mike who belong to the same sex. He says so because he optimistically believes that someday, a guy will come, who will love him truthfully and who would treat theirs meaningfully.

Homosexual relationshipsand acts have been admired, as well as condemned, throughout recorded history, depending on the form they took and the culture hoonorio which they occurred. Sa bawat kuwento ay hindi lamang ang problema ng bakla sa sarili ang pinoproblema ng bawat tauhan: Homosexual individuals may have different perspectives in life but that does not give an excuse to anybody to geyuv them.


Pinanghalong Nanette medbed at Dawn Zulueta ang beauty ng bruha. Anybody can relate to the gay which is Benjie who is looking for true love and meaningful relationship as anybody else. Mas maganda at mas sexy kaysa kay Carmi Martin. It also proves that some homosexuals are afraid to come out because they feel that people have not accepted them.

I simply don’t feel it. They were born men but why do they have to act like women? Ngunit sa tuwina, bumabangon siya na may panibagong lakas at determinasyon. Honorio De Dios served as an amplifier for the voice of dioz minority to be heard and be understood by the society.


He has never been taken advantage of by Benjie though he had tempted him several times. Walang pag-aalinlangan na ang simpatiya ng awtor ay nasa tatag at ganda ng tagdang kinawawagaywayan ng bandila ng kabaklaan.

When he realized he was already falling for Benjie he found ve weird and hard to accept.

Homosexuals are also portrayed in the story as someone who does not deserve to be happy in terms of emotional aspect, most specifically in the aspect love. Benjie is a gay who had been hurt many times because of love and because of that, he turned to be a bitchy gay.

The two presented several aspects of homosexuality in our society. The most common terms for homosexual people are lesbian for females and gay for males, though gay is also used to refer generally to both homosexual males and females.