VIGNETTES OF THE SEXUALLY MARGINALIZED: THE EXPERIENCES OF OPENLY GAY AND LESBIAN STUDENTS IN COLEGIO DE SAN JUAN DE LETRAN, MANILA

Mary Rose Magbujos-Salagubang, MAT | Franz Jude Abelgas |

June 03, 2020
Gender Studies

As a safe space for learning and personal development, the school must be open and accommodating to every student regardless of their personal life decisions. However, the institution cannot control the student-student and professor-student dynamics that are happening every day, especially when viewed from the perspective of the marginalized gender, primarily the LGBT students. Cases such as bullying of heterosexual students and unconsciously exposing the student to double standards of faculty members were reported by openly gay and lesbian students, therefore affecting their academic performance. Furthermore, the experiences of the LGBT students may serve as a clue as to how improvement in instruction can be attained in the Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Manila. Through a case study/life history methodology, vignettes of the sexually marginalized in the Colegio will be put into focus and will be a useful tool for analysis of student development, both academically and emotionally.

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