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Parenting column receives backlash, Christine Bersola-Babao tweets apology
(The Philippine Star) - March 12, 2013 - 5:39pm

MANILA, Philippines - An article written by columnist Tintin Bersola-Babao has become a hot topic in social media since being posted online yesterday.

The article "Being Gay" under PARENTIN TALK, which also came out on print in the March 11, 2013 issue of The Philippine Star, earned mostly negative comments from the online community.

As of this writing, the article has been tweeted 4137 times and has over 19,000 shares on Facebook.

Some of the reactions to the article include:

On the article page itself, comments had varied tones, yet all were clearly not in favor of how it was written:

Even Lea Salonga had a few words to share:

But there are still some who sided with the article:

The author has since posted an apology via her Twitter account @ChristineBBabao :

Link to the article: Being Gay

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