August 18, 2014

RAPPLER | Tales of a City Walker

This essay, Tales of a City Walker, first appeared on Rappler.com. Text and photos by Jona Branzuela Bering Nobody warned a foreign friend about the gay hookers at Mango Avenue who targeted and chased foreign tourists. “I would never go back there. Just plain ewww,” he could not stress that enough.  I wonder which one chased him viciously. Working by Mango for more than five years now, these resident gay prostitutes in their short shorts and 5-inch wedges and I sometimes exchanged his and hellos. Some would pretend nonchalance, others would smile when I complimented their look for the night, […]