“Yes to Saved Sex. No to Safe sex” Banner but what is #savedsex ?

There is a prayer rally for those that do not support the Reproductive Health Bill (#RHBill). A banner stands out among the throng of rallyists. “Yes to Saved Sex. No to Safe Sex”.

A lot of tweeps are asking what is #savedsex? @raggster surmised that it is ” abstinence. “Saving” sex for infertile periods. Unfortunately they didn’t quite think that tag line through. =/”. While it clearly means abstinence, the organizers did not label it as such. It could have been intended to be catchy but fails to deliver the message. Some think it is saving a file as jpg or .mov to a thumb drive . Clinton Baud asks “Does that mean sex where you can pause it then you can resume it later? LOL #SavedSex” nope, REBOOT. Bwahahaha” while another @garrickbercero thinks #Savedsex is the best kind of sex. That way, when you die, you will always respawn in the middle of intercourse. It also sends a signal that “no to safe sex= yes to AIDS, yes to teenage pregnancy, yes 2 abortion, yes 2 more streetkids, yes 2 more informal settlers, etc” says @wenchie318.

@MochaUson thinks “Saved Sex” doesn’t make teens have less sex. The Philippines has the highest teen pregnancy rate in Asia.

@mapdl adds ” saved sex is simply doing what is right. To value the gift God has intended for married people. #SavedSex #NOTORHBILL”

@jabjimenez suggests ” Ergo, banner shld have read “yes to saved sex, yes to safe sex.” #justsaying #passRHBill”

Most made fun . @bethangsioco asks ” If one wants to save sex, when does one deposit it? Hehe” @garrickbercero adds ” #Savedsex is the best kind of sex. That way, when you die, you will always respawn in the middle of intercourse.”

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Photo via @redTani

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 13 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 23 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

She is a co-founder and a member of the editorial board of Blog Watch . She is a resource speaker on media literacy, social media , blogging, digital citizenship, good governance, transparency, parenting, women’s rights and wellness, and cyber safety.

Her personal blogs such as aboutmyrecovery.com (parenting) , pinoyfoodblog.com (recipes), techiegadgets.com (gadgets) and beautyoverfifty.net (lifestyle), benguetarabica.coffee keep her busy outside of Blog Watch.


I am an advocate. I am NOT neutral. I will NOT give social media mileage to members of political clans, epal, a previous candidate for the same position and those I believe are a waste of taxpayers’ money.

I do not support or belong to any political party.

She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and aboutmyrecovery.com.

Organization affiliation includes Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation

Updated Juky 15, 2019

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