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Reception for Dr.Alberto Roque
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Reception at Modern Times Bookstore 2919 24th Street SF 5-7:00 pm
Talk and discussion 7:30 at the ANSWER Coalition 2969 Mission
Alberto Roque is a Medical doctor, Internal Medicine specialist. Assistant professor and adjunct researcher at the Medical University of Havana. He has been working on transgender health and has been an LGBT rights advocate for over 10 years. He worked with the Cuban National Center for Sex Education from 2003 to 2013. He has actively contributed to depathologisation of trans people’s health care. In 2010 he founded the “Hombres por la Diversidad”, an advocacy and reflection group for the right of free sexual identity.
Alberto Roque has been working on transgender health since 2004. Member of the Cuban Multidisciplinary Association for Sexuality Studies (SOCUMES), the Cuban Society of Internal Medicine, the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) and The World Professional Association for Transgender Health. He is a Human Rights Educator (International Centre for Human Rights Education “Equitas”, Montreal, Canada.
Roque was member of The National Commission for Transsexual Care from 2004 to 2012. He has also been a consultant for UNFPA at a scientific mission on Transgender Health Care in Guatemala. He has been a lecturer on sexual health, sexual rights and transgender health. His scholar and advocacy work on gender and sexuality has been developed in Cuba and several countries: Italy, Canada, Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Sweden, Great Britain, Germany, Serbia, France, United States, Guatemala, Brazil and Denmark.
Roque is also a blogger and his writings have been published in national and international media
contact: Tony Ryan email@example.com