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The Death of Gay Malate: One-Time Gay Capital of the Philippines

The Malate district of Metropolitan Manila was the gay capital of the city, indeed of the entire archipelagic Philippines, from the 1970s until the early part of this century. However, a quick walk along the now quiet streets is all one needs to confirm the fact that gay Malate is dead. Several interlocking factors have brought about the demise of Malate as a gay space and this paper is a modest [...]

Matinya Ibukota Gay Di Malate, Filipina

Distrik Malate adalah bekas ibukota gay di Manila Raya, bahkan di seluruh kepulauan Filipina, sejak tahun 1970-an hingga awal abad ini. Namun kini, melintas sejenak di jalanan yang sepi menguatkan fakta bahwa Malate sebagai ibukota gay telah mati. Beberapa faktor yang saling terkait telah menyebabkan kematian Malate sebagai ruang gay dan tulisan ini berupaya mencatat fenomena ini. Kebudayaan gay [...]