Speakers Madrid Summit
Producer of the LesGaiCineMad (International Gai, Lesbian and Transsexual Film Festival of Madrid).
He is the Producer of the LesGaiCineMad (International Gai, Lesbian and Transsexual Film Festival of Madrid) organized by the Triangulo Foundation Madrid where he has also been part of patronage and member of its board. He promotes projects of International Cooperation for the Development in Africa and Latin America, being his specialty human rights and social equality. He has been the creator of CineLGBT Network. He has been a juror in several international LGBT film festivals: Teddy Award-Belinale, Outfest-Santo Domingo, LlámaleH-Uruguay, among others and the International Festival of Cinema the Orchid of Cuenca (Ecuador) and # Article31 Film Fest Documentary Film Festival Videopèriodismo And Human Rights organized by Médicos del mundo.
With a degree in Psychology by the UCM and specialized in Educational Psychology by the UAM.
With a degree in Psychology by the UCM and specialized in Educational Psychology by the UAM, where he currently carries out his thesis on sexual diversity and gender and new technologies. He specializes in bullying and school life, where he has developed several projects during his training. Always interested in the confluence between education, activism and sexual and gender diversity, he has been participating in the UAMentiende student association since 2013, serving as secretary and currently president of the association.
Member of the European Parliament since 2014.
He was born in Alessandria in 1974, is a Member of the European Parliament since 2014. He represents Italy's Democratic Party (member of the Party of European Socialists) in the North-West constituency. He is co-president of LGBTI intergroup and a member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. He has always been a civil rights activist working on the issue equality for the LGBTI community. He is currently involved in different national and international initiatives against homophobia and discrimination.
Founder and director at URBANA TRANS.
Trans woman from Argentina and resident in Germany. Founder and director at URBANA TRANS, a group formed by more than 2000 international trans women, with the purpose in creating visibility of trans life to be aware of the issues of social exclusion and discrimination for trans people.
Visual artist living in Madrid, her photographic training was carried out at Blankpaper (2010) and EFTI (Master of Contemporary Photography and Personal Projects, 2015/16). She has participated in collective exhibitions, such as Pa-ta-ta Festival, Granada (2017), "Hacia Donde Mirar", Madrid (2016/17) and "Fotoproyectos 13", Unonueve Gallery, Madrid (2016). Her work has been published in EXC! (2016) and has self- published "Woundedland" (2016) and Ignored Island (2017).
Co-founder of first sport culture and activism organization of the region qSPORT/QueerSport in Croatia.
Zeljko Blace is working in fields of contemporary culture and arts, digital technology and media, community sport and activism by cross-pollinating queer perspectives, media and social practices. Blace is co-founder of first sport culture and activism organization of the region qSPORT/QueerSport in Croatia and ccSPORT initiative that emerged in the curating of large scale exhibition & program 'conteSting/conteXting SPORT 2016' in Berlin. Blace is networking, curating and consulting for projects and organizations including GLISA/OutGames Buenos Aires 2021.
Coordinator of educational and youth area of Positive Support.
Educational and youth coordinator of Apoyo Positivo. Psychologist and Sexologist, since 2005 she has developed her professional work in the area of Sexology in the social sector and in the NGO environment, carrying out functions in the field of program management, training and teaching, education, and sexual and couple counseling in entities such as the Sexpol Foundation, the Young Center for Contraception and Sexuality in Madrid or UNAF. She has worked for the promotion of sexual and reproductive education, health and rights with vulnerable groups such as youths, women, immigrants and LGBTI people. She was part of the team that started a sexual health center for young people in INJUVE.
Executive Director, Kuchu Times Uganda
The founder and the long-term executive director of Freedom and Roam Uganda. She works as a queer feminist, fighting for the rights of LGBT persons not only in Uganda but in Africa as a whole.
Kasha has amassed a number of awards and recognition for her resilience in fighting for equality and freedoms of sexual minorities. She currently runs the only LGBTI magazine on the African continent and an online Television and Radio focusing on issues of lgbti and women’s rights.
In 2010, she was elected the most inspiring queer woman in the world by the Velvetpark Magazine. In 2011, she was listed on the Women Deliver 100 list, as well as among the 50 most inspiring Feminists women in Africa. In the same year Kasha was awarded The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders. In 2013 she was Awarded the Nuremberg International Human rights award.
She has continued to live in Uganda and she was among the petitioners that challenged the anti-homosexuality law in the constitutional court that later nullified the law.
Brett is a staunch monarchist who believes in freedom of speech & press, human rights & the LGBTI community.
Brett is a staunch monarchist who believes in freedom of speech & press, human rights & the LGBTI community. Brett has been on the Board of InterPride for eleven years and is the first Co-President elected from the southern hemisphere. He has served InterPride as a Regional Director, Secretary, Co-Chair of both WorldPride and Communications Committees and was elected Co-President in October 2014 and again in 2016.
His community work in Melbourne, Australia spans over sixteen years where he has served on the Executive, as Secretary and President for many organisations including PLWHA VIC (People Living with HIV/AIDS Victoria), GALTA (Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia) and Pride March Victoria. Brett is a Life Member of Pride March Victoria as well as a member of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Goulburn Valley Pride (Shepparton), MIDSUMMA Festival (Melbourne & Victoria), OUT Astoria (NYC) and Queens Pride (NYC). Professionally, Brett is the Publisher and Editor of Australian LGBTI Lifestyle Magazine - Q Magazine. He also serves on the Board of the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby (VGLRL).
Sexual rights and HIV/AIDS activist.
Sexual rights and HIV/AIDS activist. He is a co-founder of HELEM, the first LGBT organization in the MENA region; board member and founder of MARSA, a comprehensive sexual health clinic in Beirut (Lebanon); founder and currently executive director of AFE, the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality, whose mission is to encourage and support activists working for sexual rights and gender equality in the MENA region.
AFE’s main activities are in capacity building to support a healthy culture of gender & sexual activism in the Arab world, regional networking, and security and protection. In addition, AFE maintains a resource center, where it conducts research on gender and sexuality across different countries of the MENA region.
Social Worker at the Pontifical University of Comillas. Social Mediator by the Official School of Madrid Master of Gender in absence of Thesis.
Social Worker, social mediator, feminist and social activist since 1996. Chair of the Committee on Sexual Affective Diversity, Gender Identity and Disability of CERMI State. President and Co-founder of the Onubense Association of Women with Disabilities. President and co-founder of the Andalusian Federation of Associations of Women with Disabilities. FAMDISA President of the Federation of Persons with Disabilities in Huelva Cocemfe Huelva.
Secretary of the Confederation of Persons with Disabilities in Andalusia Cocemfe Andalusia Andalusian, Managing Director of the Governing Board of National Cocemfe, Vice-President of the Andalusian Council for the Participation of Women during the years 2013-2015 and member of the Andalusian Observatory of Violence. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Congress for the Study of Violence against Women.
Intervening expert in the Andalusian Parliament for the elaboration of laws such as the Law for Equality, the Law against gender violence, and the Transexuality Law of Andalusia. She has suffered from disability since the age of 4.