EFEBy Monica Rubalcava Mexico City

The first Trans Memory Archive, a virtual space of justice, memory and resistance that showcases the lives of four "social fighters," was unveiled Thursday in Mexico.

"The trans woman became a social fighter from the moment she dressed as she wanted because she transgressed the heteronorm, transgressed the fucking patriarchy, machismo and the norms established by religion," 61-year-old activist Emma Yesica Duvali, the project’s founder, told EFE.

At just 14, Emma Yesica began her gender transition, this was for her not only a way to strengthen her identity, but also her entry into a violent and deeply macho country in which her human rights would be taken away.

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