Juror in 2024
Published Author and Trans Emancipation Bridge
A brown Mexican trans woman with a history of marginalization, violence, sex work among other intersections. In the Netherlands since 2015. Alejandra devotes her activism to the visibility and empowerment of marginalized communities. In 2022 her memoirs ‘De waarheid zal me bevrijden’ was published by Lebowski Publishers. Her book has been selected as one of the 10 rainbow books of the Dutch language, and also nominated for the Opzij Literature Prize. In 2023 she was awarded the Winq Community Award.
Alejandra is also the curator of Pride Photo 2024.
Alejandra Ortiz lives in The Netherlands