Posts Tagged ‘chile’

CHILE ORGANIZES: THE CONSTITUTIONAL ASSEMBLIES AND WHAT’S NEXT

January 13th, 2021

AN INTERVIEW WITH JAVIER SANDOVAL On October 25, 2020, the people of Chile voted “yes” on the referendum which asked voters two questions: should Chile convene a constitutional convention to write a brand-new constitution? If yes, who should write that new constitution – an assembly comprising half congressional representatives and half citizens, or an assembly […]

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Queer Mapuche Visual Artist: Sebastían Calfuqueo

May 20th, 2017

Check out this video piece called ‘You Will Never be a Weye’ which talks about ways that colonization and homophobia have and continue to erase the experiences and stories of the Machi Weye people within Mapuche communities. Machi Weyes are gender nonconforming Mapuche people who are often thought of as spiritual leaders and healers in their communities. The video is subtitled in English.

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Queens of the Corner: Pedro Lemebel y Las Yeguas del Apocalipsis

April 30th, 2017

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1493568196753{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-right: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;margin-left: 10px !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1493568214907{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-right: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;margin-left: 10px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Pictured above: Francisco Casas (left), Pedro Lemebel (right).[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1493570736705{padding-top: 5px !important;padding-right: 5px !important;padding-bottom: 5px !important;padding-left: 5px !important;}”] I first learned about Chilean artist and activist Pedro Lemebel while watching an interview with Chilean queer musician Alex Anwandter […]

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