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Tying the knot


LANA and Intalan in New York last year. Contributed photo

Filmmaker Jun Robles Lana and TV5 exec Perci Intalan recently marked their 10th anniversary as a couple by exchanging platinum rings.

Lana said they planned to get married in October in New York, where such unions are legal. “It will be autumn in New York by then,” Lana, who won acclaim here and abroad for his Cinemalaya film, “Bwakaw,” told Inquirer on Wednesday.

Lana also posted on Facebook: “Ten years of love, laughter and respect. That’s about 50 in straight years.”

“Perci is the smartest person I know, bar none,” quipped Lana, who said he was drawn to Intalan’s sense of humor, too.

THE COUPLE’S platinum rings photo: Facebook

“Jun is a best friend, my staunchest supporter, toughest critic, greatest inspiration rolled into one. He brings out the best in people. He certainly brought out the best in me,” said Intalan.

Lana is currently working on the indie film “Mga Kwentong Barbero.” Intalan is TV5’s head of Creative and Entertainment Production. Bayani San Diego Jr.

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  • Gastig

    Nice. How do these couples have sex? Do they take turns sticking their penises into each others butts, then oftentimes into their mouths, then use the same mouth to eat and to kiss their loved ones? Doesn’t seem right.

    • archerfan


    • madam01

      yuck but so true

    • peach black

      as if straight couples don’t do those same things. hayyyy. . . come out of the closet. now na!

  • tugas

    Im pro rh bill but against same sex marriage

    • pinaypoako

      me, too. Amen to that. RH bill is so positive while same sex marriage is so, so negative

  • bedouintrip

    If they tie the knot in NY and their status legalize, would their status be the same when they are in the Philippines? Are they American/dual citizens? This gay marriages have gone far enough to confuse the legal systems. Take for example Immigration. Pinoy marries a Brit, stays in UK then after breaks up. Pinoy again brings another pinoy marries in UK then breaks up again. Now the 2 Pinoys in UK marries another 2 pinoy from the PH then break up again and so on. The Home office then issues a policy of sham marriages affecting all Filipinos wanting to settle in the UK.

  • archerfan

    kaya walang nangyari at nalugi tv5 dahil dito ay intalan. wala naman alam ito binigyan ng ganyan pwesto, dahil taga lang taga ateneo. well si mvp ang may kasalanan nyan. pero taong bayan naman naghihirap sa pagkalugi nila kasi yung singil sa kuryente at tubig dun binabawi nila mvp so taong bayan din nahihirapan. tapos itong mga bading na ito puro panlalaki lang ginagawa.

  • berdengleon

    that’s why according to michael stipe, “….it’s the end of the world, as we know it…”

  • juan de la cruz

    Sodom & Gomorrah is not an easy place to be forgotten. Hope they have read it. Don’t wait for that day to come. A time for change is not an option.

  • regd

    Bottom line is, their DNA is a man, their body parts are man. If their bodies are exhume in the future it will still be that of a man.
    THE END.

  • kingkongbundy

    Ang tanong…sino ang taga itsa at sino ang taga salo?

  • Patikotiko

    Mga suwail!!!!

  • pinaypoako

    I personally respect them as “individuals” kung totoong ipinanganak silang ganyan, pero sana naman respetuhin din nila (mga bakla at tomboy) tayong mga babae at lalaki. Ang nangyayari ngayon ay aone-way…respetuhin natin sila pero wala silang respeto sa atin. Kung malakas ang “brain” nila kaysa “puso” hindi nila ipipilit ang “kasal” dahil kahit anong relihiyon o paniniwala sa moralidad…same sex relationship, esp. sexual relationship ay kasalanan sa Diyos (anuman ang tawag mo sa Kanya, kung may Diyos ka) ay KASALANAN. REMEMBER, our lives here on earth is temporary, may buhay sa kabila.

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