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Transformistas : the pioneer drag queens of Santa Clara, Cuba

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  Despite its setting of poverty and oppression there is a real sense of joy and elation in the lives of the Cuban drag queens captured in Transformistas (the local term for Drag) this new documentary.    Cuba has always held conflicting and ambiguous views on homosexuality. Even though in 1981, the Ministry of Culture … Continue reading



Cuba’s new Constitution expressly protects the LGBTQI community

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  Really good news from Cuba is that on February 24th 2019  voters overwhelmingly approved the draft of the country’s new constitution that ‘expressly’ protects LGBTQI Cubans  There have been reports that a very impressive  86.85 percent of Cubans who participated in Sunday’s referendum voted for the new constitution.  The Draft includes three amendments that … Continue reading






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