Psychology and Sexual Diversities

Work Plan 2015 – 2017

Group Coordinator:

Ps. Carlos Alejandro Pineda Roa, Msc. Sexual and Reproductive Health

Proposed Objectives

For the 2015-2017 period the Work Group proposes five work objectives, which will translate into goals and objectives and will be operationalized as indicators. To activate the SIP Work Group focused on the study of sexual diversities.

  1. 1. To increase visibility of the issue of sexual diversity in the psychological community of the SIP.
  1. To increase the participation of active members of the SIP in the Work Group.
  1. To develop at least one project on the issue of sexual diversity.
  1. To ensure the defense of Sexual and Reproductive Rights in sexually vulnerable communities due to sexual orientation and gender in the Americas.

The next table provides a detailed description of planned activities per objective.

Objective Activities
1. To activate the Work Group focused on the scientific, professional, and ethical study of sexual diversities in the SIP.

 

1.1.To develop a work plan approved by consensus for the Work Group, in this biennium and ratified at the first group meeting.

1.2.To activate a Facebook group and      develop a Facebook page.

1.3.To request de development of a mailing list with the SIP database.

1.4.To meet via Skype and face-to-face during the SIP

1.5.To develop a webpage for the group within the SIP webpage.

2.     To increase visibility of the topic of diversity, within the psychological community of the SIP 2.1.To encourage symposia and presentations of issues of sexual and gender diversity by Work Group’s members in Congresses of the SIP.

 

3. To increase participation of active members of the SIP on the Work Group. 3.1. To invite SIP members to become part of the Work Group.

3.2. To invite non-SIP members to join the Work Group and the SIP.

4. To develop at least one Project under the topic of sexual diversity. 4.1.To collaborate in editing an English and Spanish issue of APA journal Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, in order to increase visibility of the work being done in Latin America, with the participation of at least three countries.

4.2. To encourage SIP and Work Group members and other interested parties to publish original work on the SIP journal on topics related to sexual and gender diversity.

5. To ensure the protection of Sexual and Reproductive Rights in sexually vulnerable communities due to sexual orientation and gender in the Americas. 5.1.The Work Group may make public reports or official statements with scientific and professional bases, on conditions of violation of sexual and reproductive rights in sexually diverse communities committed in any country of America. Similarly, the Work Group can generate impact in those communities or issues of national and regional public policies such as equal rights regarding marriage equality, homoparentality, among others.

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