Speakers Madrid Summit
Activist and Human Rights Advocate for Trans women in Guatemala since 2005.
Activist and Human Rights Advocate for Trans women in Guatemala since 2005. Founder and Executive Director at Trans Multicultural Network of Guatemala Women REDMMUTRANS, since 2011. Together with organized trans companions of the Trans Women's Multicultural Network Urban and rural volunteers, she has helped give visibility to and informed about Trans women at the national government level, as well as representing REDMMUTRANS both nationally and internationally which has spoken about this communities varying realities, contexts and needs.
She has made strategic alliances with organizations of key populations in order to improve the quality of life for trans community, and has carried out actions for the visibility and advocacy to approve the strategy of comprehensive and differentiated healthcare for transgender people, political incidence for a law of gender identity.
Jorge de Pául de la Iglesia
Born on June 25, 1997, in Madrid, having studied at the Claret School in Madrid and the Wilson's Hospital School in Ireland. He started university in 2015, as a student of Political Science and sociology. During the first year, in January of 2016, between students he founded the association LGBTQ + of the university. In the last course is when he started with activism, giving lectures in colleges or university, in different themes as hate crimes or conferences on Queer Theory, one of his main topics of interest. He is currently vice-president of the association UC3M LGBTQ +, student, delegate, and half of the Invertidxs project, with which they pretend to make youtube a more communication channel for activism.
Peter Gary Tatchell
Director, Peter Tatchell Foundation
He is Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation and has campaigned for Human Rights and LGBTI freedom for 50 years. A pioneer of the Gay Liberation Front in the early 1970s and a co-founder of OutRage! in 1990. His Human Rights activism resulted in him being badly beaten by President Mugabe's bodyguards in 2001 and by Russian neo-Nazis in 2007.
General Coordinator of LGTB Arcoirís Association in Honduras, Human Rights activist and for LGTB community equality.
General Coordinator of the LGTB Arcoiris Association in Honduras, and Human Rights and equality for the LGTB community activist. A Social Worker specialized in Public Policy, he has obtained international recognition as "International Activist of the Human Rights for LGBT people" awarded by the Irish Federation of LGTB organizations in 2016; The "Cometa de Libertad de Derechos of Freedom of Human Rights" by the World Health Organization WHO / PAHO; and the "Recognition to the Pink Triangle Award" by the Barcelona gay collective.
He is currently a member of the National Council for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, a member of the Central American Regional Pride Platform and an activist member of the Sexual Diversity Committee in Honduras.
Associate Human Rights Officer
Special Procedures Branch - United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Team of the Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity & Independent Expert on Persons with Albinism. Mr. Serefidis has worked with human rights NGOs on the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples; the International Labour Organization as a consultant on labour and human rights standards and on Roma issues; government permanent missions to the UN as a human rights expert; and, the private sector.
He has worked with the Committee on the Rights of the Child, the Human Rights Committee and the UN Voluntary Funds for the Victims of Torture and Slavery. Currently, he supports the work of two United Nations independent experts, the IE on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (HRC Resolution 32/2) and the IE on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism (HRC Resolution 28/6).
Born in 1992 in Picardie. He graduates from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and continues his studies at the School of Higher Studies in Social Sciences. In 2013, he directed the collective work Pierre Bourdieu. L'insoumission en patrimoine (PUF), author who is a source of inspiration for the young writer. In 2014, publishes To end with Eddy Bellegueule, published in Spain by Salamandra, an autobiographical novel received with enthusiasm by the critic and translated to more than twenty languages. His latest novel, Historia de la violencia (Seuil 2016) tells the story of an encounter that ends in aggression. In it, the author proposes a history of violence, its origins, its reasons and its causes.
General Linguistics Professor at the University of León and Member at the Royal Spanish Academ.
General Linguistics Professor at the University of León and member of the Real Academia Española since 2008. Director of the "Spanish to the Day" Department at RSA and Advisory Board member of Fundéu. Academic correspondent at the Academies of Chile, Panama and Cuba.
He is the author of more than twenty books and about 150 research articles. He has directed about twenty research projects, as well as many doctoral theses and numerous national and international courses and congresses.
Psychologist at Fundación Daniela, he has worked in psychosocial care and educational psychology, areas where he has supported young people, trans teenagers and their families, coordinated the youth group and carried out projects to make trans reality visible. He has also provided training and workshops on trans identities at educational centers, universities, professional groups and the general population.
Sergio Martínez Villa
Degree in Media Communication.
Degree in Media Communication at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid that combines cinema with theatrical writing and teaching. In recent years four of his texts for the theatre have been released: 'Profiles',' La madre tolerante ',' Period of reflection 'and' The last one that I want ', in addition to the collective spectacles' El banquete', 'A Seven steps of Don Quixote 'and' La mujer del monstruo '. She has won the XL Born Theatre Prize for 'The Obedience of the Shepherd's Woman' and the 10th Leopoldo Alas Mínguez Award for the theatrical texts LGTB for 'The Ocean Against the Rocks'. From various grants awarded by the SGAE Foundation, National Drama Center / Beckett Room and Fourth Wall Room throughout the year 2016, she has written the texts' Agate. A Gospel ',' The End of Violence 'and' In The Law '.
Mercedes Bengoechea Bartolomé
English Professor in Sociolinguistics
English Professor of English Sociolinguistics at the University of Alcalá and Former Dean of the Faculty of Arts; Member of NOMBRA (the Women's Institute Language Advisory Commission) since 1994; Member of the Commission Experience in Language and Children in the Official Institute of RTVE from 2005 to 2008; Coordinator of the first Annual Report at the State Observatory on Violence against Women in 2007; Member of the Commission for the Modernization of Legal Language of the Ministry of Justice 2010-2011. Honorary Research fellow in the universities of Manchester and Liverpool, belongs to the advisory council of IGALA (International Association of Language and Gender).
Amaranta Gómez Regalado
Indigenous muxhe, activist and social anthropologist. Originally from the city of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Indigenous muxhe, activist and social anthropologist. Originally from the city of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico. Social activist for over 15 years at local, regional and international levels in Health, Sexuality, ancestral gender identities, human rights and Cultural promotion. Former regional secretariat muxhe / trans ILGA-LAC, for Latin America and the Caribbean. Current regional coordinator of the International Secretariat for Indigenous and Afro-descendant People on HIV / AIDS, Sexuality and Human Rights. Co-Chair of the International Trans.
Executive director of the Lesbian and Gay Federation in Germany LSVD/Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation HES.
Executive director of the Lesbian and Gay Federation in Germany LSVD/Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation HES. Jetz has been working there since 1995, firstly as LSVD’s press spokesperson in Cologne and Berlin. Since 2004 as LSVD’s director and since 2007 he has been working as the executive director of LSVD’s human rights foundation, the Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation.
Before joining LSVD he worked as a journalist for Latin American issues, as a translator for Spanish and Latin American literature, with a Central American Tourism office and in a media watch project with the Heinrich Böll Foundation.