Bakla (Philippines)

Martin Fajardo Manalansan

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Abstract

Bakla is a Tagalog sexual/gender category still prevalent in contemporary Philippines today. While in the past it was used pejoratively, it has acquired a more positive meaning in recent years with the emergence of gay and queer culture.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality
EditorsPatricia Whelehan, Anne Bolin
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages113-114
ISBN (Electronic)9781118896877
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2015

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Philippines
gender

Keywords

  • effeminacy
  • gay
  • homosexuality
  • third sex
  • transgender
  • transvestism

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Manalansan, M. F. (2015). Bakla (Philippines). In P. Whelehan, & A. Bolin (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality (pp. 113-114). Oxford: John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118896877.wbiehs042

Bakla (Philippines). / Manalansan, Martin Fajardo.

International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. ed. / Patricia Whelehan; Anne Bolin. Oxford : John Wiley and Sons, 2015. p. 113-114.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Manalansan, MF 2015, Bakla (Philippines). in P Whelehan & A Bolin (eds), International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. John Wiley and Sons, Oxford, pp. 113-114. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118896877.wbiehs042
Manalansan MF. Bakla (Philippines). In Whelehan P, Bolin A, editors, International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. Oxford: John Wiley and Sons. 2015. p. 113-114 https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118896877.wbiehs042
Manalansan, Martin Fajardo. / Bakla (Philippines). International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. editor / Patricia Whelehan ; Anne Bolin. Oxford : John Wiley and Sons, 2015. pp. 113-114
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