Mariela Castro

Cuban Activist
Born Jul 27, 1962

Mariela Castro Espín is the director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education in Havana and an activist for LGBT rights in Cuba.

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1961 Birth Born on July 27, 1961.


2005 43 Years Old Her group campaigns for effective AIDS prevention as well as recognition and acceptance of homosexuality, bisexuality, transvestism, and transsexualism human rights. In 2005 she proposed a project to allow transgendered people to receive sex reassignment surgery and change their legal gender. … Read More
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