Gerardo Tristan / Wotko, is a Nahuatl, antispeciesist, queer activist and community organizer from Monterrey, Mexico with over 30 years of experience working on a wide range of social issue such as indigenous / lgbtq / animal rights and food justice. From working as a coordinator of an international students group volunteering in the mountains of central Mexico helping indigenous coffee cooperatives in the summer of 2002 to work as a collaborator at the Zapatista`s (EZLN) peace talk process during the spring of 1994, Gerardo has always been involved in vital issues in his country.Ã�ï¿½Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã�ï¿½Ã�Â In the fall of 2015 Gerardo founded Faunaccion in CDMX, the group`s mission is to empower activists and agents of change by providing them with education and relevant tools for their activism. Gerardo is also a co-founder of La Raza For Liberation and is currently working on two food justice projects: El Molcajete, a food education program on wheels in Mexico and The Chestnut Tree Reclamation Project in TN, USA. Gerardo is married to author/scholar/musician/professor Craig Womack. They live in Atlanta, GA with their furry rescued baby, Steven.
On the edge of the margins