Dr. J. P. Catungal
Dr. John Paul (JP) Catungal is an interdisciplinary scholar trained in the nexus of critical human
geography and intersectional feminist theorizing. His research interests concern Filipinx and Asian Canadian studies; feminist and queer of colour critique; migrant, anti-racist and queer community organizing; and the politics of education, mentorship, teaching and learning.
Shilpa Narayan is a 23-year-old award winning mental health and social justice activist as well as a Gender, Sexuality, Women Studies student at Simon Fraser University. At the age of 12, she was diagnosed with major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder,
facing tremendous adversity and struggling with self-harm and suicidal ideation. ( . . . .) Currently, Shilpa’s work focuses on the intersections between mental health and social justice including supporting marginalized communities.
Andy just graduated as a UBC Honours Sociology student specializing in research around LGBT2Q+/queer topics as they intersect with various degrees of identities including race, gender, and social class. In 2017 he was awarded both the UBC Wesbrook and Premier Undergraduate Awards – designations combined given to 15/ ~39,000 students across all faculties. He will be starting a Master’s degree in Sociology at the University of Toronto in September.
Tri-Cities Pride Society acknowledges that it operates on the traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish First Nations Peoples. We are fortunate to live, work, and play on the unceded territories of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwitlem), q̓íc̓əy̓ (Katzie), Qayqayt, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations; these people continue to feel the costs of our occupation of their lands – we strive to fulfill the call of reconciliation as exemplified within the report of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission.
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