The Fight for Equality Continues: Support LGBTQ+ Rights at the UP Pride 2019

This UP Pride 2019, we carry on with our fight for equality. With the theme “Embracing Diversity Towards Equality,” UP Pride 2019 aims to push forward the formulation and adoption of the UP SOGIESC Policy, a university system-wide policy on equality and non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex […]

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This UP Pride 2019, we carry on with our fight for equality.

With the theme “Embracing Diversity Towards Equality,” UP Pride 2019 aims to push forward the formulation and adoption of the UP SOGIESC Policy, a university system-wide policy on equality and non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC). While there remains no national legislation recognizing and protecting the rights of persons with diverse SOGIESC, in UP, the time for equality is now.

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Join the entire UP community in the official UP Pride 2019 events on September 10-13, 2019:

Exhibit Launch | September 10, 11:30AM | AS Lobby
SOGIESC Workshop | September 11, 5PM | Economics Auditorium
UP SOGIESC Policy Forum | September 12, 4PM | Statistics Auditorium
Free HIV Screening | September 13, 9AM-4PM | AS Parking Lot
Pride March | September 13, 4PM | Quezon Hall
Pride Night: PRIDEday the 13th | September 13, 5PM | Melchor Hall Steps

All UP Pride 2019 events are open to all. We invite everyone to join us in fighting for equality, starting in our university, because the fight for gender justice and human rights will not be over as long as discrimination and violence against the LGBTQI community persist and equality remains elusive.

Let our diversity unite us for the greater fight for equality and human rights.

UP Pride 2019 is brought to you by UP Babaylan, co-presented by Blued and Bliss, in partnership with Chalk.PH, UP Diliman Office of the Chancellor, UP Diliman Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs, UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, UP Diliman University Student Council, Office of Student Activities UP Diliman, and UP Diliman Office of Anti-Sexual Harassment. It’s also brought to you by our major media partners, InqPOP!, Manila Bulletin, WhenInManila.com, and ClickTheCity. Special thanks to DZUP 1602 and TEAM Magazine.

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For more information, visit the official UP Pride Facebook page. (https://www.facebook.com/uppride/). #UPTowardsEquality #SOGIEEqualityNOW

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