La Veneno

La Veneno, whose birth name was José Antonio Martínez, emerged as a transgender icon and trailblazer, born on March 19, 1964. Her unapologetic presence and candid storytelling challenged societal norms and brought attention to the struggles faced by transgender individuals in Spain. Through her memoir and media appearances, she fearlessly shared her experiences, raising awareness and advocating for LGBTQ+ rights. La Veneno’s legacy endures as a symbol of empowerment, sparking conversations about gender identity, acceptance, and the importance of living authentically.