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CSC, 6 other Catholic school student councils express support for SOGIE Bill

CSC, 6 other Catholic school student councils express support for SOGIE Bill

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By CRIS EUGENE T. GIANAN THE UST Central Student Council (CSC) and student councils of other Catholic universities urged the Senate to pass the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Bill in a joint statement released Tuesday. CSC President Francis Santos and the student council presidents of Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University Manila, De La Salle-College of St. Benilde, Miriam College, St. Scholastica’s College, and San Beda University said it is “time to end the debate” on the SOGIE Bill, which aims to protect people from gender-based discrimination. “[We] urge the Senate’s leadership and its members to stop the delay on the SOGIE Equality Bill and move for its approval. We must forge a society grounded on equality - NOW,” the statement