About the Editor



Juliana Martínez is a fierce, fire breathing ally and advocate on LGBT issues who divides her time lending her expertise helping facilitate a support group for young trans Latinas and mentoring various young trans women in the community. Martínez received her PhD in Romance Languages and literature from the University of California, Berkeley and is a Professor of Gender and Sexuality in Latin America at American University.

In addition to her passion for gender studies and queer theory within the Latin American cultural production, she is also the editor for FireBreathingTGirl.com