Danton Remoto
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To London and back
by Danton Remoto - August 11, 2018 - 12:00am
I haven’t been to London in 25 years. The last time I was there was in 1993, when I landed at Heathrow on my way to Hawthornden Castle in Lasswade, Scotland, on an international writing fellowship.
The muse of our history
by Danton Remoto - August 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Mute with grief at the death of essayist and historian par excellence Carmen Guerrero Nakpil, I was able to retrieve an essay I wrote about her book, Legends & Adventures.
Another political season
by Danton Remoto - July 28, 2018 - 12:00am
My column on politics a fortnight ago generated a storm of email that roosted in my account for weeks.
Guillerma of Bicolandia
by Danton Remoto - July 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Guillerma, our Bicolana character, did go on to high school, learning to parse the English language from the Thomasites, the tall woman wearing wide, ankle-length dresses and lovely hats, the men sweating in their...
Politics, again
by Danton Remoto - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Ten years ago, J. Neil Garcia and I edited the third volume of the landmark Ladlad 3: An Anthology of Philippine Gay Writing, published by Anvil.
LGBT+ for the new millennium
by Danton Remoto - July 7, 2018 - 12:00am
In the 2000 years I’ve worked as an advocate of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, I‘ve listened to so many stories of despair but also of joy, gladness as well as gloom.
Ranga: Writings on Bikol
by Danton Remoto - June 30, 2018 - 12:00am
That is the title of my new book published by Ateneo de Naga University Press. It will be launched in November this year.
by Danton Remoto - June 23, 2018 - 12:00am
That is the title of the Vintage Mini book by Salman Rushdie, a self-described ‘emigrant from one place and a newcomer in two.’
LGBT + Pride Month of June
by Danton Remoto - June 9, 2018 - 12:00am
June is the Pride Month for the LGBT + (lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders + intersex and queer), which began in the West in 1969.
Doing well in school
by Danton Remoto - June 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Bookstores are filled again with students and parents have seen their pockets turn into holes.
Points of departure
by Danton Remoto - May 26, 2018 - 12:00am
I was born in Basa Air Base, Pampanga.
Survival tips for OFWs
by Danton Remoto - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
I have received emails asking me about the continuation of the book, Abroad Me: 22 Success Strategies for Young Overseas Filipinos by Anne Quintos, so here we go.
Loving your nation
by Danton Remoto - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
It has its deep roots sunk many years ago.
That hometown feeling
by Danton Remoto - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Oas is a strange town.
Abroad me
by Danton Remoto - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
That is the title of the smart and savvy book by Anne Quintos, an IT professional based in Taiwan.
Ice drop
by Danton Remoto - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
I would like to thank the people who have emailed me with kind words about my column, which I have been writing in the Philippine STAR since 1998.
The purity of Boracay
by Danton Remoto - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
I first heard of Boracay from my friends in the 1980s, when there was still no airport and Conde Nast Magazine has not yet listed it as “the most beautiful island in the world.”
American milk
by Danton Remoto - April 7, 2018 - 12:00am
My first day in school was a wonderful day. Because my mother had already taught me how to write, I was not afraid anymore to carry my blue school bag with its lined pad paper, pencil, and crayons.
Asia’s turn
by Danton Remoto - March 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The last 20 years has seen an enormous rise in interest in Asia among travel writers from the West.
How I spent my summer vacation
by Danton Remoto - March 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Her arrival was signaled by the heat that seemed to quiver in the air. After my two aunties had left the house, it was my cousin Naomi who stayed with us. For the first time I had a companion I could talk to, aside...
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