LGBTI in Spain

In this school trans students don’t feel different

2017.06.29

Increase in the number of Spanish schools that promote ad hoc programs for the inclusion of transgender students. In fact, there is a “certificate of recognition” for those schools who provide special training to ...

How to have a safe chemsex party

2016.06.01

Knowing the substances you're taking and their possible effects, setting a time for leaving the party and, of course, always carry condoms and lubricants. These are some of the recommendations in an awareness-raising video ...

The world’s first trans football player

2016.04.18

Izaro Antxia has just become the first transgender woman to participate in an official match in the Spanish football league. Last Sunday, the 35-year-old, who was born male, took to the field for the ...

Zara’s gender fluid collection raises controversy

2016.03.18

It is called Ungendered and has been created both for men and women. It’s the new collection of clothes launched in March by the Spanish brand Zara. That has provided its website with a ...

I’m in love with a gay, deaf man

2016.03.03

“Yes to love, without thinking about the obstacles.” This is the message that the big Spanish department store, El Corte Inglés, launched in a short film that deals with the themes of homosexuality and disability. ...

Madrid gives out free subway passes to transgender

2016.01.27

Transgender passengers on Madrid's subway will be eligible for a free annual pass. This unusual and controversial initiative is being offered by Spain's transport company for 2016. The company has signed a partnership with ...

Why Spain has difficulties defining “bisexual”

2016.01.20

Arcópoli, a Spanish LGBT organisation, has set up a public petition asking the Royal Spanish Academy (publisher of the Spanish dictionary) to change the dictionary definition of 'bisexual'. The organisation argues that the current ...

Crowdfunding helps transsexual singer live his dreams

2015.11.20

The transsexual Spanish singer Viruta FTM is today launching his album Pasión Mutante in Barcelona, to coincide with the International Day dedicated to transsexual victims of hate. The collection of 11 songs of various ...

Spanish transsexual boy officially a girl

2015.11.13

Spain has allowed a transsexual child to change gender on an official document. At the request of the parents, the Department of Health in Barcelona changed the gender on the 10-year-old's health card to ...