Posted on November 25, 2012 with 1,532 notes.
womenwhokickass:

Amaranta Gomez Regalado: Why she kicks ass
She is an HIV/AIDS activist who has won international grants to further her work with the Muxhe community and with migrant women.
She also is a social researcher, columnist and promotes indigenous cultural identity, and  is a member of the State Committee Against Homophobia.
She identifies as Muxhe and Two-Spirit, and speaks Zapotec and Spanish. She has studied language and theatre at Veracruz University and toured southern Mexico as a travésti performer.
She is a co-founder of Mexico Possible party, and was its candidate for Federal Deputy in 2003. Because of this she was the first transgender Mexican to run for office.

womenwhokickass:

Amaranta Gomez Regalado: Why she kicks ass

  • She is an HIV/AIDS activist who has won international grants to further her work with the Muxhe community and with migrant women.
  • She also is a social researcher, columnist and promotes indigenous cultural identity, and is a member of the State Committee Against Homophobia.
  • She identifies as Muxhe and Two-Spirit, and speaks Zapotec and Spanish. She has studied language and theatre at Veracruz University and toured southern Mexico as a travรฉsti performer.
  • She is a co-founder of Mexico Possible party, and was its candidate for Federal Deputy in 2003. Because of this she was the first transgender Mexican to run for office.
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