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Throwback | A Social Status Guide for Pinoys

I first wrote this back in 2014 when I saw this “social status guide” circulating on both Facebook and Instagram.

I want to be offended, but I’m not and yes, that’s a bad thing. We have gotten used to and accustomed to the now-normal way of Filipino thinking that white complexion equates to that of a goddess or a rich person and dark complexion equates to that of a destitute, a filthy animal or a slave. Continue reading