Gender Talents: Sexual and Gender Dissidence and Political Practices from REDMMUTRANS, 19 Bienal de Arte Paiz, Guatemala City
With Galilea Bracho (REDMMUTRANS), Jorge Chavarría (artist), Ricardo García (UNAIDS), Carlos Motta (artist), Lic. Trinidad (Presidential Commission Against the Discrimination and Racism Against Indigenous People) and Gabriela Tuch (Sexual Diversity Defender, Attorney General’s Office for Human Rights, Guatemala)
Gender Talents: Sexual and Gender Dissidence and Political Practices from REDMMUTRANS brought together Guatemalan trans activists, NGO and government agencies, and artists to discuss gender identity and sexual politics in Guatemala from the perspective of Red Multicultural de Mujeres Trans de Guatemala (REDMMUTRANS) an organization founded by trans women to support trans women of different cultural backgrounds, such as Maya, Garifuna, Xinca and mestizas, in a social, cultural and political context where they are discriminated for their gender identities and expressions, their ethnic and racial backgrounds, and because of their activities as sex workers.
The event was convened by REDMMUTRANS in collaboration with Carlos Motta and took place at Centro Cultural de España in Guatemala City during the 19 Bienal de Arte Paiz.
Audio from the event with presentations by Galilea Bracho, Jorge Chavarría, Ricardo García, Carlos Motta, Lic. Trinidad and Gabriela Tuch, and a discussion with the audience.