The member of United we Can in Madrid and writer Beatriz Gimeno will be the next director of the Institute of the Woman, according to confirmed sources of the party. The historic militant feminist and rights LGTBIQ+, replaces Rocío Rodríguez Prieto in an institution that was founded in 1983 and has a strong recognition of the feminist movement, as has been recalled this Monday the new minister of Equality, Irene Montero, in the act of relieving the position with the vice-president Carmen Calvo.
The historic activist Boti García Rodrigo (Madrid, 1945) will be the general director of Sexual Diversity and LGBTI, an area of new creation. Boti is a fighter for the rights of the collective LGTBIQ+ —“the diversity of sexual, gender and family”, as she calls it—. Like Gimeno, was president of the State Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals and Bisexuals (FELGTB). In addition, he was the president of Cogam, and has been a candidate for mp for IU and Equo. The City of Madrid awarded him the Gold Medal in 2018. She has a degree in Philosophy and Letters at the Complutense University of Madrid, has been a teacher and also a public servant.
finally, the researcher and author Alba Gonzalez (Oviedo, 1986) will the directorate-general for Equal Treatment and Diversity, Ethnic-racial. Gonzalez is a doctor of international Gender and Diversity at the University of Oviedo, Graduated in Philology, Master in Gender Equality in Human Sciences, Legal and Social by the CSIC, and a Master's degree in Gender and Diversity, also from the University of Oviedo. He is currently a councillor in the town Hall of Gijon for we Can.Updated Date: 14 January 2020, 12:00