International Women's Month #BalanceforBetter Gender Diversity Forum

  • Title: International Women's Month #BalanceforBetter Gender Diversity Forum
  • Posted by: MJ Jones
  • Featured: April 8-19, 2019
  • Byline:Courtesy of MJ Jones
  • Description

    MJ Jones, a current hearing and sighted graduate student in the M.A., International Development program, presented with Disney Agulia, a deaf and sighted trans-filipino activist and president of Pinoy Deaf Rainbow Inc. and TransDeaf Philippines. 

    Jones and Agulia shared their experiences during the "#BalanceforBetter Gender Diversity Forum" during the School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS) 13th Annual Women’s Month Event at the College of Saint Benilde in Manila, Philippines, on March 27, 2019. During this forum, students learned about sexual orientation and gender identity and expression through lecture, activities, and discussion. 

Posted by MJ Jones | Posted March 27, 2019 at 8:44 AM

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Posted by MJ Jones | Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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A big group (60 or more individuals) of School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS) Deaf and hearing Filipino students, staff, faculty and community members are gathered around Disney and MJ in a classroom. The crowd of individuals have their left and right hands hanging out to their sides, with their palms facing up towards the ceiling, with their elbows slightly bent. They are striking the pose created by the International Women’s Day organization.

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