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Freyra
Freyra

Muxhe Queen 2013, at the muxhe Catholic mass on the day of their annual party.

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Beth Sua
Beth Sua

stands on the edge of La Bestia (The Beast) – the notorious train that comes from Central America. She explains the extreme dangers that the migrants suffer in their long journey in the search of a better life, and the voluntary work she does with migrants at a local centre.

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The famous Intrepidas party features a muxhe catwalk .

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Marcela
Marcela

is a member part of the Intrepidas. She is a deeply religious muxhe – here she explains her experience of acceptance by the local church.

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Peregrina and Mayte
Peregrina and Mayte

go around the markets of Juchitán in the search of the perfect fabric for their vela dress.

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Peregrina and Mayte
Peregrina and Mayte

discuss how to make their dresses for their annual party.

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Biiniza
Biiniza

comperes the annual Las Intrepidas muxhe party. She is good friends with Felina, and together they set up the organization "Muxhes against AIDS" 15 years ago.

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Marcela
Marcela

is deeply religious, she regularly attends mass to take holy communion

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Felina
Felina

proudly shows the Zapotec dress that she will wear at the Intrepidas annual regional dance.

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