Discover the incredible collection of documents, photographs, and artistic materials that make up the legacy of Manuela Saborido, also known as ‘Manolita Chen’. This collection, now housed at the General Archive of Andalusia, offers a unique insight into the life and activism of one of Spain’s most iconic transgender figures.

From personal documents to recognition plaques and awards, the collection showcases the many facets of Manolita Chen’s identity – from her role as a businesswoman and artist to her struggles and triumphs as a transgender individual. Through an exclusive partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sports, these documents will undergo archiving, preservation, and digitalization, ensuring their accessibility for future generations.

But this collection is more than just a personal archive – it’s a window into a pivotal moment in Spain’s history, shedding light on the fight for LGBTQ+ rights and civil liberties. Manuela Saborido’s story is one of resilience and determination, making her a beacon of hope for marginalized communities.

Step into history and explore the remarkable journey of Manolita Chen, a pioneer of transgender rights and a fierce advocate for equality. With each document, photograph, and artifact, you’ll witness the enduring legacy of a trailblazer who changed the course of LGBTQ+ activism in Spain. This is a story that deserves to be told, and now, you have the opportunity to be a part of it.