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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, September 3, 2017

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, August 19, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: Uno Morato
Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday August 19, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Stoicism [https://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/02/how-to-be-a-stoic/?fref=gc]
– Pillow Angel Ethics [http://content.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1574851,00.html]
– Mandatory drug testing [http://cnnphilippines.com/news/2017/08/15/Random-drug-test-high-school-students.html]
– Raunchy topic of the week

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, August 6, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: 2nd Floor Commune Makati
36 Polaris St. Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City
Directions link: Commune
PWD Friendly? Not really
Date: Sunday August 6, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
Liability in inaction?
Banning sexist stereotyping
Pillow Angel Ethics
– Calling out Catcalling
New local feminist groups
– Raunchy topic of the week

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Saturday, July 22, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: Uno Morato
Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday July 22, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Uber, Grab and the LTFRB [http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/915145/uber-grab-patrons-already-having-difficult-time-booking-rides]
– Nadine Lustre and Cohabiting in 2017 [http://filipinofreethinkers.org/2017/07/16/in-defense-of-nadine-lustre-and-cohabitation-a-response-to-anna-cosio/]
– Female Doctor Who [http://jezebel.com/british-papers-publish-nude-photos-of-first-woman-dr-w-1797016343]
– Are Controversial Speeches violent?
[https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/07/why-its-a-bad-idea-to-tell-students-words-are-violence/533970/]
– Raunchy topic of the week

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, July 9, 2017, Sunday

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: Uno Morato
Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Sunday July 9, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Billboard date proposal [http://www.rappler.com/rappler-blogs/don-kevin-hapal/174612-billboard-date-proposal-creepy]
– Martial Law SC decision [http://www.rappler.com/nation/174819-sc-ruling-martial-law-duterte-nationwide]
– “Pastor Hokage” Facebook groups [http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/911423/hontiveros-wants-stiff-penalties-vs-lewd-facebook-groups] (Side comment: why is this even a thing? It’s 2017, people)
– One year under Duterte [https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/03/opinion/philippines-duterte.html]
– Raunchy topic of the week

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, June 18, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: Uno Morato
Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Sunday June 18, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Love your friend but hate their social media presence [https://www.thecut.com/2017/05/social-media-friendship-impact.html]
– Callout culture [http://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/a-note-on-callout-culture/]
– Experience the Philippines [http://www.rappler.com/entertainment/news/172811-mccann-worldgroup-philippines-statement-plagiarism-dot-ad]
– Father’s Day
– Pride Month
– Raunchy topic of the week

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Phelim Kine on Duterte’s War on the Poor and Human Rights | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about Duterte, extra-judicial killings, and the Davao Death Squad. Phelim Kine from the Human Rights Watch gives us facts on crime statistics in Davao and Duterte’s drug war. We discuss what people need to look out for as these human rights violations might become more common as the threat of martial law looms.

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Saturday, May 27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: Uno Morato
Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Guest Speaker: Renee Juliene M. Karunungan: Beyond Polar Bears: Impacts of Climate Change and Climate Solutions
– Modern-day Slavery [https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/06/lolas-story/524490/]
– Love your friend but hate their social media presence [http://nymag.com/thecut/2017/05/social-media-friendship-impact.html]
– Banning feels from ads [http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/hashtag/content/611187/fast-food-giant-pulls-uk-ad-over-child-bereavement-complaints/story/]
– Raunchy topic of the week

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Filipino Freethinkers Black Saturday Meetup

 

 

 

 

 

 

This week, we’re bringing our discussions over to the Katipunan Weekend Market! We’ll have seating and picnic space at the Bridgeway where it’s airconditioned and comfy. Feel free to come by early or stick around afterwards to check out the market goodies!

For more details on the Katipunan Weekend Market, check out their page: [https://www.facebook.com/events/865382573604714/]

Venue: Estancia, Capitol Commons
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
-How was Holy Week?
-United Airlines!
-Begging Backpackers http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/backpackers-begging-money-should-ashamed/
-Kadamay [http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/606348/news/nation/kadamay-to-call-for-nationwide-distribution-of-idle-housing-units]
-Syrian Civil War [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syrian_Civil_War]
-Life without contraception [http://cnnphilippines.com/life/culture/politics/2017/03/31/reproductive-health.html]
-Earthquakes and the end of the world
#ThatsHarassment [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W794cMGPafA&feature=youtu.be&list=PLrx4fxhgMUObiys_bKnxZjolXV_bCc2GE]
-Raunchy Topic brought to you by the Vibrator Play [http://j.mp/2ooGQaR]

Guest: Ku Romillo talks about her art and irreverencehttps://www.facebook.com/kuromilloart/
Young Feminist Visions photoshoot http://youngfeminist.org/

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Watch: In The Next Room or the Vibrator Play

Watch: In The Next Room or the Vibrator Play

Have you ever seen a Victorian sex comedy? Watch “In the Room or the Vibrator Play” by Sarah Ruhl! Use the promo code “REPFF20” and get a 20% discount from Ticket World on this page:
http://j.mp/ffvibratorplay
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Repertory Philippines

presents

In The Next Room
or the Vibrator Play

It is the 1880s, and Dr. and Mrs. Catherine Givings live in a beautiful, seemingly sensible Victorian home, where Dr. Givings also runs his private medical practice. Electricity is still a novelty, and as the intelligent and free-spirited Mrs. Givings cares for her new child under the bright glow of a floor lamp, something else is buzzing in the next room. Dr. Givings, a kind — if overly analytical — scientist, has invented a device to relieve “hysteria” in both men and women. The brilliant new device is a vibrator (though Dr. Givings refers to it euphemistically as a “machine”). When Elizabeth, a grieving wet nurse, is brought in to care for the Givings’ baby, and Mrs. Sabrina Daldry, an anxious, depressed patient arrives for treatment, the Givings are forced to confront the realities of their marriage, their love for one another, and the nature of intimacy– all without the help of an electrical current. Provocative, moving, and utterly charming, Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room is a comedy about passion, true love, and orgasms.

Directed by Chris Millado

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Saturday, April 1, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re back after a break from meetups!

Venue: Uno Morato
Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Join us for our first meetup of the summer for a totally-real, not-an-April-Fool’s prank meetup!

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Darwin Date and 8th Anniversary Meetup: Feb. 12, 2017

FB Event (optional): link
Venue: Bacolod Chicken Inasal, The Strip, Greenhills Shopping Center, North Western St., San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/emEKV4rqpwG2
Date: Sunday, February 12, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Let’s celebrate Darwin Day (and our 8th anniversary) with dinner, drinks, and discussions!

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: guests are encouraged to order food and drinks from the venue)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, January 29, 2017

Venue: Uno Morato
Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Sunday, January 29, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
Should Bato resign?
Is it okay to punch Nazis?
How will the Philippines face job automation?
– Raunchy Topic of the Week (18+)

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, January 15, 2017

Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, January 15, 2017

Venue: Uno Morato
Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Should the makers of Oro be punished? http://www.esquiremag.ph/culture/arts-and-entertainment/what-this-dead-dog-told-us-about-the-film-industry-a1730-20170110
– Should Nickelodeon be free to build an underwater park in Palawan? http://www.rappler.com/nation/157988-denr-lopez-not-allow-nickelodeon-theme-park-palawan
– New Year’s Resolutions/Things to look forward to in 2017
– Raunchy Topic of the Week (18+)

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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