Recording of "Travesti and Trans Latina Activism - From the Streets to the Screen - Indianarae Siqueira"
April 14, 2021
On Thursday, February 25, 2021 IRWGS hosted the first part of a two-part mini-lecture and film series exploring the connections among social movements led by travestis, trans latinas and transgender and gender non-binary people across the Americas. The series featured keynote speakers and activists Indianarae Siqueira andBamby Salcedo alongside two films that reflect upon their experiences: Aconchego da tua Mãe/Your Mother's Comfort (2020) and Transvisible: The Bamby Salcedo Story (2014).
Part one of the series featured Indianarae Siqueira, Founder of Casa Nem (Rio de Janeiro) in conversation with Dr. Daniel da Silva, researcher of Lus-Afro-Brazilian gender, sexuality, and performance, and Professor of Portuguese at Rutgers University.