Kuh Ledesma on Charice Pempengco’s coming out: “I don’t know if that was the right thing for her to do. I don’t know if this is already acceptable, globally, in the field of music. Before you make a big step in your life—saying something like that or something like, ‘I don’t want to sing anymore’—you first have to think hard and pray for guidance. The Bible says that before making a major decision, it is best to listen to a lot of wise counsel, seek wisdom.”
By Allan Policarpio
Whenever she comes across old photos of herself—all cutesy and made-up, her hair in pigtails; or looking sassy in short skirts and high heels—Charice can’t help laughing.
By Lea Salonga
The news outlets in print, on television and online are abuzz with singer Charice’s most recent public announcement that she is a lesbian. I laud her for her courage in taking that step, and congratulate her for being true to herself, making no apologies for the person she truly is. Indeed, that is a huge step to take with huge risks attached, as she cannot control how other people will react to this latest development.
Charice Pempengco, a Filipino singer who played an exchange student in “Glee,” says she’s a lesbian and has apologized to her family in an emotional TV interview.
By Marinel R. Cruz
London-based theater actress Monique Wilson has admitted she is a lesbian.
By Matikas Santos
Music artists claimed four top spots in Forbes Magazine’s celebrity power list with American singer-actress Jennifer Lopez at No. 1 for the first time, taking over from fellow pop singer Lady Gaga and beating out media mogul Oprah Winfrey.
By Elton Lugay
Francesca Camus said she is lucky to be cast as the lesbian lawyer Joanne Jefferson in “Rent.” The role traditionally defaults to African American women. In the movie version, “Cold Case” actress Tracie Thoms played Joanne. “Joanne’s role typically casts African American women, so for them to cast a Filipino is quite an honor for me,” she said [...]
Lady Gaga hailed gays on Saturday as the “revolutionaries of love” and called for “full equality now” for same-sex couples around the world in a speech in front of hundreds of thousands in Rome.