Building coalitions: The interconnections between feminism and trans* activism in Spain

@article{LucasPlatero2016BuildingCT,
  title={Building coalitions: The interconnections between feminism and trans* activism in Spain},
  author={R Lucas Platero and Esther Ortega-Arjonilla},
  journal={Journal of Lesbian Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={20},
  pages={46 - 64}
}
Abstract What made current Spanish feminism shift toward transfeminism? Based on in-depth interviews and literature reviews, we explore what factors facilitated the participation of trans* women in Spanish feminism. Tracing the history through relevant events such as the National Feminist Conferences, it becomes clear that trans* women participated in the 1993, 2000, and 2009 conferences, posing relevant issues regarding prostitution, transgenderism, and the political subject of feminism. Our… 

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