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Tristán López (he/him) is a human rights defender, activist and researcher from Guatemala. Tristán serves as a Program Assistant at Nebula Fund, where he focuses on administrative and grants management support. He was recently appointed to the Grant Making Panel of the International Trans Fund, has been a fellow for RFSL’s Rainbow Advocacy Program, and an intern at the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA World) Gender Identity, Expression and Sex Characteristics (GIESC) programme. From 2017 to 2022 Tristán was the Advocacy Coordinator of the Guatemalan Transmen Collective, Trans-formación, which is part of the Latin American Network of Trans and Gender Diverse AFAB persons (REDCAHT+). He is also a founding member of Visibles, a local NGO doing LGBTIQ+ advocacy and community-based work. He has a master’s degree in contemporary history where he studied gender in the early Central American Cold War. His work was published in an opinion paper for Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE). Tristán loves meditating, painting and cooking and hopes to become a therapist and a writer someday.