Daily Archives: May 28, 2014

VIDEO – ‘The Coming Out of Filipino Domestic Workers’

A post via HKU JMSC’s Domestic Worker Project, by Stephanie Burnett, Kevin Dharmawan and Thandiwe Moyo.

Domestic helpers in Hong Kong are known for the challenges they face – like having low wages and only one day off a week. But ironically, many Filipino helpers are feeling liberated. That’s because they can be more open about their lesbian partnerships, and they’re coming out to their families back home.