Lanzan “Silueta X”, un libro infantil gay
AGENCIAS.- Silueta X, una de las organizaciones de Gays, Lesbianas, Bisexuales, Transexuales e Intersexuales (GLBTI) más activas del país, considera que el tema de la diversidad sexual debe abordarse desde la niñez.
Por eso ayer, en Guayaquil, celebró el lanzamiento del primer cuento infantil con temática homosexual hecho en Ecuador.
Launch “Silueta X,” a children’s book gay
AGENCIAS.- Silueta X, one of the organizations Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) most active in the country, considers the issue of sexual diversity should be addressed since childhood.
So yesterday, in Guayaquil, celebrated the launch of the first gay-themed children’s story made in Ecuador.
“Benedict feels Girl” tells the story of a child who “does not know whether it will be prince or princess,” but it is accepted by others.
> Artwork. For now it is a free, Diponible Tilgb.com digital book, but its authors hope that the acceptance of such content grows. If so, the material could reach children whose gender identity social barriers created them. The book is an androgynous young man who plays with dolls before a shocked family environment, which ends up being understood and loved by his people.
Diane Rodriguez, the activist who chairs the association, also topped the production complements illustrator Andrea Bravo, both transsexuals.
The authors claimed to be inspired by the testimony of Steven, an Ecuadorian child wearing dresses from age six, whose story, they say, represents dozens of youngsters misunderstood. The initiative has the formal endorsement of the Ecuadorian Association of Psychologists, but in practice not all members support the story.