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15 Times Filipinas Refused To Take Shit From The Patriarchy

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1. When Twitter user Nicky Castillo shut down someone who asked, "If women are equal to men, why can't we see any female Plato, Aristotle, Einsteins, Newton, Bill gates etc?"

There are plenty of brilliant non-men philosophers, scientists, & programmers. You don't know about them because of… https://t.co/O4OYXq2SPz

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Just because I love my body and post provocative photos doesn't mean you can just ask for nudes like it's no big deal.

7. When Philippine Air Force pilot Major Marjorie Mukay flew across Pacific Ocean and led a team who brought home the Philippine C130, proving that a plane's cockpit isn't only for men.

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11. When lawmakers proposed additional taxes on vanity products and Pinays just won't have any of it.

ADMINISTRASYON NA MISOGYNIST AT SEXIST AT KUNG ANO ANO PANG -IST, EH HAMPASIN KO KAYA KAYO NG CONTOUR KIT KO? #DontTaxMyBeauty

PH society: "Kayong mga babae, mag-ayos naman kayo." PH government: *Places additional tax on beauty products.* #DontTaxMyBeauty

You waste my tax on stupid hearings so you can watch porn & exploit a woman's sex life. Now you want to tax my makeup? NO. #DontTaxMyBeauty

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12. And when they made Senator Sotto regret what he said on national television about a woman who wears shorts while drinking alcohol.

Tito Sotto: "kababaeng mong tao pashot shot ka pa" Me: /drinks straight from the bottle/ /washes hands using an alcoholic drink/

Sige nga Tito Sotto, mag shot ka nang naka long sleeves at winter jacket para di rin tumayo yang titi mo pag may babaeng dumaan.

13. When women activists like Dr. Sylvia Estrada Claudio initiated a campaign in support of Sen. Leila de Lima against lawmakers who were asking to view the senator's alleged sex video in a congress hearing.

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