I Was Insulted By Another Gay Man Because I Am Also A Gay Man

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I have so quite a handful of discriminations growing up as a young gay man. Even to this day as a professional, I still get subtle prejudices here and there–may it be implied or done in silence. And I am continuously battling my everyday life in the face of living my truth.

But yesterday, I have experienced something quite heart-breaking: being judged by a fellow gay man who, for sure, has suffered so much judgment in his lifetime. Watch my vlog below of what happened:

Even today, I can feel how hard it is for me to recall what happened. I can take biases from straight people. But not for another gay man who probably walked the same path that I am taking.

I hope that this would serve as a lesson that it does not cost too much if we give respect to other people–let alone to people who are on the same shoe that we’re wearing.

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Joemar is the Blogger-In-Chief of BaklaPoAko.Com. He is currently a graduate student in University of the Philippines Open University. He also studied at Maquillage Professionnel School of Makeup Artistry and School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA). He is a bold advocate of education, environment and LGBT issues. An earner, dreamer and a lover. Before he was once a dream-sprouting seed. Now he's a tree in his renaissance and will always be evergreen. Hear him speak with his intelligent guide for gay news of the Philippines and worldwide, Bakla Po Ako. Confirmed!. Follow him on Twitter @belleza_joemar. Gay it forward!