Robert concluded by reflecting on LGBTTIQ
(in)visibility in academia with a view to reimagining possibilities for academic leadership.
As far as we know, the bishops are not directly involved in the religious formation of any teachers or staff, despite having the right to allow or disallow OECTA's selection of "instructors" and "presenters." OECTA puts out a steady stream of workshops on "homophobia," LGBTTIQ
sensitivity training and "transgender issues" Given the now-revealed fact that OECTA is an official partner of Egale Canada, the group which abolished the definition of marriage by coordinating lawsuits throughout the country, it is legitimate and necessary for Catholics to question why the bishops allow this group of dissenters to continue educating teachers.
The Praxis Scholarship rewards college students, both undergraduate and graduate, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, who have demonstrated positive reaffirmation for the LGBTTIQ
community through their service, artistic, academic/research, activism, or advocacy efforts.
discusion sobre el activismo desde la democracia participativa en las comunidades LGBTTIQ" (The Activism We Inherit: Discussions on Participatory Democracy Activism in LGBTTIQ Communities); "Putting Down the Master's Tools, Using our Words/Stories/Art to Queer Social Justice"; "?Consumidor del otro la'o?: perspectivas duales sobre el hombre gay como consumidor de bienes y servicios" (Consumers from the Other Side: Dual Perspectives on the Gay Man as a Consumer of Goods and Services); "Generos saludables y enfermos segun el manejo clinico de la diversidad sexual" (Healthy and Sick Genders According to the Clinical Management of Sexual Diversity); and "Escritura LGBTIQ" (LGBTIQ Writing), among many others.
Nonetheless, this legal conquest signals both alliances and divisions for many members of the Puerto Rican LGBTTIQ communities.
These range from LGBTQ-specific events such as the yearly Marcha del Orgullo LGBTTIQ
de Puerto Rico held without interruption in San Juan since 1991, which is organized by the Colectivo Orgullo Arcoiris (COA), to the Boqueron (Cabo Rojo) pride parade and weekend festival, held for the sixteenth year in 2018.