The International STP 2012 Stop Trans Pathologization Campaign is an international activist platform created with the aim to call actions for trans depathologization all over the world. In the beginning the STP 2012 Campaign started by the initiative of activist groups mainly from the Spanish context.
Since 2009, STP 2012 reached an international spreading in various continents. At the moment, more than 300 groups and networks from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America and Oceania are supporting STP 2012 (see support), and 70 cities of various continents participated in the last call for action of the International Action Day for Trans Depathologization in October 2011 (see actions).
A working group composed of trans activists from various parts of the world are carrying out the coordination and organization tasks of the STP 2012 Campaign, as well as the call for action of the International Action Day for Trans Depathologization.
Members of the Coordination Team
French / Chilean. She lives in Marseille. Co-founder of the trans association Sans Contrefaçon and the Observatory of Trans Identities. Author of “La transidentité, De l’espace médiatique à l’espace public”. PhD candidate at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Information and Communication Sciences. She works on media representations of trans persons, specially on the social and cultural modeling processes of trans persons in the social and media imaginaries.
Natasha Jiménez Mata
Trans/intersex activist from Costa Rica. General coordinator of Mulabi / Espacio Latinoamericano de Sexualidades y Derechos and trans/intersex representative for Central America in ILGA. She has a large trajectory in HIV/Aids and other STD prevention, feminist and LGBT movements. She has participated in Asociación Costarricense de Lucha contra el Sida, (ILPES) Instituto Latinoamericano de Prevención y Educación en Salud, Asociación Triangulo Rosa and (CIPAC) Centro de Investigación para América Central; as well as in various publications. Furthermore, she is technician in Web and Graphic Design.
Trans activist and sociologist. He participated in various trans activism groups in the city of Barcelona and has been an active member of the International Network for Trans Depathologization from its beginning. Recently, he co-edited, together with Gerard Coll-Planas, the book "El género desordenado: críticas en torno a la patologización de la transexualidad" (EGALES: 2010).
Pau Crego Walters
Queer Dandy and trans activist. He has participated in different groups for trans/queer activism on various levels (depathologization, HIV prevention, immigration, sex work, anti-violence, ...) both in Barcelona and San Francisco. Currently, he is a member of the edition team of the book Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, and is co-editor of the anthology Whore Lover: Lovers and Partners of Sex Workers Speak!
Trans activist. M.A. Sociology, PhD candidate in Social Anthropology, University of Granada. In the last years, he participated as an active member in the International Network for Trans Depathologization and in the group Conjuntos Difusos, Granada, amongst other activist initiatives in the local and international context. Collaborating author in the book “El género desordenado. Críticas en torno a la patologización de la transexualidad” (Egales: 2010).
Contact with the Coordination Team
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