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Long Distance Sister

Denise and Celine are sisters who haven't seen each other in 10 years. Denise lives in Texas. Celine lives in the Philippines. They are recording their phonecalls and sharing them with you for some reason. Note: Episodes are in Tagalog, Taglish, and English. Because of course they are. Anuba.
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Denise and Celine are sisters who haven't seen each other in 10 years. Denise lives in Texas. Celine lives in the Philippines. They are recording their phone calls and sharing them with you for some reason.

Episodes are in Tagalog, Taglish, and English. Because of course they are. Anuba.

Updated every other Tuesday.

NEXT EPISODE: Episode 9 will be out on June 21

WARNING: Explicit. We use a lot of profanity and may refer to things not suitable for children. Striktong patnubay at gabay ng magulang ang kailangan.

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"It's great. I've never heard of this project before. It may actually go viral." - Mother. Not *a* mother, but our actual mother.

Jun 20, 2016

The sisters are reeling from the mass shooting in Orlando and discuss their feelings.

Also: gay marriage and choice anxiety.

WARNING: This episode contains discussion and brief descriptions of a mass shooting targeting LGBT people. If you still want to listen to this episode, but you want to avoid any the discussion of the shooting, you can start listening at 20 mins. into the episode, where we switch to the topic of gay marriage.

Things Mentioned:
- Shooters of color are called ‘terrorists’ and ‘thugs.’ Why are white shooters called ‘mentally ill’? https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/06/18/call-the-charleston-church-shooting-what-it-is-terrorism/

- Mass Shootings Since Sandy Hook, in One Map: http://www.vox.com/a/mass-shootings-sandy-hook

- 7 in 10 Filipinos oppose same-sex marriage – survey http://www.rappler.com/nation/97804-same-sex-marriage-survey-philippines


- "The Pew Research Center conducted a survey from 2 March to 1 May 2013 in 39 countries with 37,653 respondents. This survey showed that 73 percent of the Filipino respondents said that homosexuality should be accepted by society" https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1861/2014%20UNDP-USAID%20Philippines%20LGBT%20Country%20Report%20-%20FINAL.pdf

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