Patolas’ (Mga Pumapatol) Theme Song for Gays???

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Have you heard this song? Well, it’s sounds “Salbakuta-ish” (the Pinoy hip-hop group who sang ‘Stupid Love’). When you first listen to it, it sounds funny but when you dig deeper on the lyrics it is very discriminating against our ‘sisterettes’ in the LGBT community.

Below are the lyrics and I highlighted the lyrics that seemed offensive for me. Basically, the message that it conveys to its readers (or listeners) is gays are scapegoats for men who are dissatisfied with their women-lovers (and vice-versa: lesbians are scapegoats for women who are dissatisfied with their men-lovers). I think that kind of thinking is very shallow. Would you think that gays and lesbians are desperate? Well, I know there are but it’s not only limited to us (duhh). I would usually hear from my straight women friends this: “Kapag hindi na ako nakahanap ng lalakeng magmamahal sa akin, baka pumatol na ako sa tomboy” ( If I don’t get a man who will love me, I would probably go for lesbians). I would always say, “Ano kami, parang consolation prize na lang?” (Do you think we [lesbians] are just scapegoats?). Continue reading “Patolas’ (Mga Pumapatol) Theme Song for Gays???”