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UP Pride: Equality Talk 2

UP for Equality: A Forum on the UP Policy on Equality and Non-Discrimination

Our calls for a UP SOGIESC Policy have been heard! This 24 October 2023 (Tuesday), 1:00-4:00 PM at the UP School of Statistics Auditorium, the current working draft of the UP Code for Equality and Non-Discrimination will be presented to the UP community with UP Pride 2023 Equality Talk 2, UP for Equality: A Forum on the UP Policy on Equality and Non-Discrimination.

UP Pride: Equality Talk 1

Happy Equality: A Forum on the Equality Bill

Join us on 24 October 2023 (Tuesday), 9:00-11:30 AM at the UP School of Statistics Auditorium as we talk about the current situation of the SOGIESC Equality Bill with UP Pride 2023 Equality Talk 1, Happy Equality: A Forum on the Equality Bill.

UP Pride Queer Film Festival 2023: Meet the Filmmakers

Get to know the brilliant brains behind the films that make up this year’s UP Pride Queer Film Festival official lineup. There will be a Talkback Session after the screening on 25 October 2023 (Wednesday) at the UPFI Film Center, where most of our directors will be present and ready to answer any questions you might have. Registration starts at 9:00 AM at the cinema entrance. Screening starts at 10:00 AM. The screenings are open to the public for free on a first-come, first-served basis. Eating and drinking are not allowed.

UP Pride: Queer Film Festival

The UP Pride Queer Film Festival 2023 proudly presents this year’s selection of astounding films that feature the diverse paths, crossroads, ups and downs the members of the LGBTQI community travel.

Clear your schedule for 25 October 2023 (Wednesday) and visit us at the UPFI Film Center to catch this lineup. Registration starts at 9:00 AM at the cinema entrance. Screening starts at 10:00 AM. The screenings are open to the public for free on a first-come, first-served basis. Eating and drinking are not allowed.

UP Pride: Queering the Classrooms in the Arts and Letters

What do gender-inclusive spaces look like in classrooms in the arts and letters? How do professors ensure that all gender and sexual identities are well represented and celebrated in the course curricula and instructional materials? 

In celebration of UP Pride 2023, the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman College of Arts and Letters, in partnership with the UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (UPCWGS) and UP Pride, will hold a lecture series on Queering the Classrooms in the Arts and Letters. Five faculty members from the College will share their best practices, insights, and experiences in teaching courses of their expertise from a gender-sensitive standpoint: Prof. Eloisa May Hernandez of the Department of Art Studies, Ms. Lakan Umali of the Department of English and Comparative Literature, Asst. Prof. Jeff Roxas of the Department of European Languages, Asst. Prof. Holden Kenneth Alcazaren of the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts, and Asst. Prof. Jose Monfred Sy of the Departamento ng Filipino at Panitikan ng Pilipinas. This will take place on 25 October 2023 (Wednesday), 10:00 AM – 12:00 NN at the UPCWGS Conference Room.

RSVP via this link: https://bit.ly/UPPride2023CAL. Only 35 registered attendees will be accommodated to comply with the safety protocols of the venue.

Site of Convergence: Weaving Tapestries of Knowledge

UPCWGS Research Grant 2022: Research Dissemination Forum

The University of the Philippines Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (UPCWGS) invites everyone to the UPCWGS Research Dissemination Forum on 16 November 2023 (Thursday), 1:00-4:00 PM at the UPCWGS Conference Room and online. Featuring the research projects of our 2022 Research Grantees, this event is the ninth session of the “Site of Convergence: Weaving Tapestries of Knowledge” lecture series.

Register for face-to-face and online participation via https://tinyurl.com/RDForumUP.

The featured research projects are:

Living in Inflicted Limitations: Microaggressions toward Women with Mobility Disabilities in Tahanang Walang Hagdanan, Inc. 
by Joshua Arsenio V. Espiritu III, Christelle Juin R. Ancha, and Jan Erron R. Celebrado

Understanding Motherhood during COVID-19: Experiences of Mother-Teachers in Distance Education 
by Holden Kenneth G. Alcazaren, Andrew Bonifacio L. Clete, Bianca Camille L. Guese, and Arnielle Mari H. Resuello

Performing Care in a Digitalized World: The Case of Older Filipina Australians in Victoria, Australia 
by Earvin Charles Cabalquinto

Dear Survivor, Nandito ang Lunas: A Study on Promoting Care to Improve Help-Seeking Behaviors and Attitudes among Service Users of the Lunas Collective Helpline 
by Sabrina Gacad, Julie Jolo, and BL Lanot

Organizational Legitimacy and Feminist Organizing: The Case of a Women-Led, Urban Poor Community Association in Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City, Philippines 
by Ervin Grana

Food and Women’s Power: Gender Analysis of Military Ration System in the Philippines 
by Ivan Harris Tanyag

Nipping the Stereotypes: Development of a Transdisciplinary Sexual Health Literacy Program for Female Teens and Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities 
by Marie Grace A. Gomez

For registrants, please make sure to create a Zoom account, and log in your Zoom account before you click on the webinar link. Individuals who do not have a Zoom account and are not logged in will not be able to enter the Zoom webinar. If you have registered but did not get the link, send us your email via a private message on Facebook or email us at [email protected].

For those registering for the online event, links will be sent on the day before the event or earlier. Kindly wait for our email.