Angela Manalang-Gloria

Angela Manalang-Gloria, born Angela Marie Legaspi Manalang on August 24, 1907, in Guagua, Pampanga, the Republic of the Philippines, was one of the major Filipina poets of the early twentieth century. The author of Poems (Self-published, 1940), she was well-known by her peers, especially for her controversial poem “Revolt of the Hymen” which protested marital rape. She died on August 19, 1995.