Sen. Risa Hontiveros talked with MPDD Rolando Miranda after the Quiapo Church incident. Their conversation was captured on video and it immediately went viral.
A misleading post spreading on social media claimed that Sen. Risa Hontiveros said that OFWs should pay PhilHealth contributions because they earn dollars.
A netizen called out Sen. Risa Hontiveros over her outfit at the SONA. However, Hontiveros answered back to the netizen. She emphasized that people should stop telling women how to dress.
Cat-calling or street sexual harassment is always present in the Philippines and the government is taking an initiative to criminalize those who are guilty of it by pushing the “Safe Spaces and Public Spaces Bill” to become a law.
Two Facebook posts made rounds online about Senator Risa Hontiveros. According to the viral post, Sen. Hontiveros was defending the accused bully of the Ateneo student involved in a viral video. However, she cleared the issue.
Senators Tito Sotto and Risa Hontiveros discussed the SOGIE Equality Bill. Sotto commented that a heterosexual male groping another heterosexual male as a form of joke is not harassment. Netizens were enraged by the comment.