The Felgtbi+ lashes out with its ‘Latigo’ to Feijóo and Abascal and awards its ‘Pluma’ to Paloma del Río and the Ministry of Equality and Justice


The State Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals, Bisexuals, Intersexuals and more (Felgtbi+) announced this Monday the winners of its ‘Plumas’ and ‘Whips’ awards, recognitions that distinguish people and organizations for their contributions or attacks on the lgtbi+ community. This year the journalist Paloma del Río and the Ministries of Equality and Justice take some of the feathers; while the presidents of the PP, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, and of Vox, Santiago Abascal, will be lashed with whips.

The delivery of the ‘Whip’ seeks public denunciation of those who influence discrimination against LGBT people, and in this edition it has fallen on Feijóo and Abascal, whom they accuse of their “efforts to delve into discrimination and the singling out of people.” lgtbi+”.

The awards, which this year go exclusively to women, will be presented at a gala that will be hosted this Friday by the Madrid nightclub Uñas Chung Lee, where the journalists Paloma del Río and Irantzu Varela will be recognized – for the better; the lawyer Ángeles Blanco; the first coordinator of the Bisexual Area of ​​Felgtbi+, Arantxa Fernández; and the Ministries of Equality and Justice, for their “special contribution to the visibility and defense of lgtbi+ rights.”

The ‘Mention’ recognition will also be given to the State Network of Universities, for “promoting diversity and inclusion in the educational system” and to the series ‘Las Noches de Tefia’, for “giving voice to stories of oppression, but also of hope, in the concentration camp of the Tefía Agricultural Penitentiary Colony during the Franco regime.”

(SERVIMEDIA)13-NOV-2023 12:32 (GMT +1)MST/gja

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