For being the latest third-world country to pass - and defend in the courts - progressive, humane legislation regarding human sexuality and reproductive rights. Congratulations especially for making American legislative trends look embarrassingly ass-backwards by comparison! The Philippines' Supreme Court has just struck down local Catholic Church objections against the Philippines' law that provides FREE CONTRACEPTION AND SEX EDUCATION.

And here we are in America, land of abstinence-only sex ed and Hobby Lobby's holy mandate.

Read the article here on Al Jazeera