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Freyra
Freyra

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

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.

The famous Intrepidas party features a muxhe catwalk .

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.

Peregrina and Mayte
Peregrina and Mayte

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

Peregrina and Mayte
Peregrina and Mayte

discuss how to make their dresses for their annual party.

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.

Marcela
Marcela

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

Felina
Felina

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