Luz Aranda Arroyo (she/her)
Luz Elena Aranda is a bisexual feminist artivist with studies in Ethnology and Dramatic Literature and Theater, as well as a Technical Career in Media Production.
She is currently General Director of Las Reinas Chulas Cabaret y Derechos Humanos AC and the International Cabaret Festival. Since 2019 she is Co-Secretary General of ILGA World.
She is one of the founders of Bisexualas México. The most important network of bisexual feminist women in Mexico.
Well Known trainer on issues of gender, sexual diversity and the use of art for the creation of new narratives in pursuit of promoting social justice.
She obtained the Leadership Grant, awarded by the MacArthur Foundation through the SEMILLAS Fund and the recognition “Women Investing in Women” granted by the same institution. She is part of the 54th generation of the Global Women in Management: Advancing Women’s Economic Opportunities program sponsored by CEDPA and EXXON MOBIL.
She is one of the creators of the show “Cómo ser feminista y no morir en el encuentro”, winner of the feministómetro contest at the 12th Latin American and Caribbean Feminist Meeting held in Colombia. She directed and co-wrote the community theater show “Secret Survivors Mexico” with survivors of child sexual abuse. And she is one of the organizers of the show “Cine y sexo, la mirada femenina”, an exhibition of porn films directed by women that took place in Août 2012 in Mexico City.