Lolo Pulonia as they called him passed away in May 1970 Arsenio de Guzman the

Lolo pulonia as they called him passed away in may

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“Lolo Pulonia” as they called him passed away in May 1970.
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Arsenio de Guzman, the quirky religious cult leader.
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Sinalhan, Sta. Rosa, Laguna (NOTE: Followers of early leader Gaudioso Parabuac is contesting that claim.) In any case, this former storekeeper became a visible face and voice for the sect. De Guzman was known for assuming many personalities, and so was called by many names— Tatay Ada, Anda Malake, Maria Consuelo, and Ka Senyong. Oh yes, he was also fond of wearing feminine attire, make-up and painted nails. De Guzman claims that he was commissioned by his friend and hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, to carry out his will upon his death in 1896. Thus, the sect considers Rizal as its patron saint. In a 1956 report, the cult had over 50,000 followers, with 30 sutana -wearing priests, seminarians, and bishops.
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also claims that he’s 100 years old. He laid down a set of 10-point principle that called members to follow the examples of heroes, attend regular Masses in Latin and internalize the slogan: “Maka-Dios. Maka-Tao. Maka-Bayan.” At its peak in the 1980s, the Watawat ng Lahi had a following of over 100,000 people. By 2012, its membership had dropped down to at least 90 percent. The charismatic de Guzman was buried in the grounds of the Watawat ng Lahi headquarters in Laguna where people still visit his tomb.
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Walter ‘Markova’ Dempster Jr., the feisty comfort gay of the 1940s.
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“Walterina Markova” (May 20, 1924 – June 24, 2005) gained national attention after coming out as a sex slave for Japanese soldiers during World War II. He and his cross- dressing companions were rounded up by Japanese soldiers who tortured and raped them in their camp at the Rizal Memorial Stadium, in the same way that “comfort women” were abused.
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at 75, was the Philippines’ oldest known “comfort gay.” He became famous when his life story was made into a 2000 movie entitled, “Markova: Comfort Gay,” starring Dolphy and sons, Eric and Jeffrey Quizon, who won international acting awards at the 2001 Brussels International Filmfest. Dempster died in a freak cycling accident in 2005. “As humans, we won’t live long,” he was quoted as saying. “Revealing my own story is my way of inspiring other gays who continue to be oppressed today. By my act, I may have probably given freedom to many other gay people.”
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Biniboys of Pasay , the flamboyant newsmakers of the 1950s.
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the frequent haunt of cross-dressers and transvestites, looking for a good time and quick money at the expense of unsuspecting tourists. They became so out of control that Mayor Arsenio Lacson had to direct the police to intensify the drive against these “biniboys.”
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