Tag: Columbia

Princesses of the Night — Pride March 2019 and More

| Jul 8, 2019 | Reply

Katherine Diaz writes about and provides video of two events in her hometown of Bogota that she was a part of. The first was a drag show at a local university that included many drag performers and is called by the locals, La Noche de las Luciérnagas. Then she joined 250,000 Columbians in the streets of Bogota for the 2019 Pride March which ended in the neighborhood of the president and the mayor’s houses.

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Princessas de la Noche – Miss Crossdresser

| Mar 18, 2019 | Reply

As Katherine Diaz has learned more and been tutored in the art of crossdressing she has been exposed to many of the great female impersonators and drag artists of her country. Today she goes back stage at a drag pageant to show what goes on when transformistas gather for a contest. Her blog is in English along with her original Spanish text.

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Princesas de la Noche – Diario de una Crossdresser , Mi 2018

| Dec 24, 2018 | Reply

2018 for a big year of change for our Columbian correspondent Katherine Diaz. She enrolled in a course to improve her crossdressing skills and through that course she was noticed by a leading impersonator in Bogota who took her under her wing. Katherine modeled fashions on the runway for the city’s leading transformation boutique, competed in a drag contest and started performing an act in local clubs. In today’s blog and vlog she catches you up on what she has experienced in 2018.

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Princesses of the Night — Diary of a Crossdresser “ABC of Art Drag”

| Oct 29, 2018 | Reply

Katherine Diaz is our correspondent in Bogota, Columbia. She has reported in the past on the crossdressing and drag scene in that city. Today she writes about a sort of training academy for drag performance artists that she has aligned herself with. She also has a video showing her participation. This post is also a first in that we present her text translated from the Spanish. Enjoy your excursion deeper into the drag scene in Bogota!

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Princesas de la Noche — Diario de una Crossdresser

| Aug 6, 2018 | Reply

Katherine Diaz is our correspondent in Columbia. She is a resident of Bogotá and she enjoys dressing up and walking out through the city as a Princessa de la Noche. Today she writes about the experience of being a long time crossdresser.

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Princesas de la Noche – Aquel lugar llamado Tranxtienda

| Jul 9, 2018 | Reply

Today Katherine Diaz, our Columbian Correspondent, visits Bogota’s headquarters for femme transformations. It’s called Tranxtienda and with the help of Angela Gardner, who asks questions about the service, Katherine get information on the business from the owner.

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Princesas de la Noche — El Majestual Mundo de los Shows

| Jun 11, 2018 | Reply

All the world’s a stage and we are but players. Shakespeare wrote something close to that and for some members of the trans world the desire to put on a show and be a performer on the stage providing entertainment and inspiration becomes a life goal. Today Katherine Diaz, our correspondent in Bogota, writes about the urge to be a glamorous star and perform in the spotlight. She also makes a modest attempt at El Majestual Mundo de los Shows in her included video. Her blog es en Español. Use the link at the bottom of the page to access Google Translate.

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Princesas de la Noche — “ El Piropo”

| May 14, 2018 | Reply

Catcalling is a cross cultural thing. Whether it’s from construction workers in New York City or from men lounging on the street corners in Bogota there are always those “gentlemen” who will indulge in making loud comments on the attractive qualities of women walking by. In Bogota it is called El Piropo which translates as “the flattery.” Very few of the ladies so addressed appreciate the “compliments.” Our correspondent in Bogota writes about her experience with El Piropo and includes a newvideo.

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Perfeccionando Tú Dualidad (Perfecting Your Duality)

| Apr 16, 2018 | Reply

Today Katherine Diaz tells you about a makeover place in her city that shows trans women how to do their makeup. She learns all the trick and tips that a crossdresser needs to be her loveliest. From covering eyebrows with glue stick so they can be drawn on in a better spot to using art techniques to minimize a large nose. Roxana Miranda teaches it all at her Tranxtienda salon. The text in en Español but Katherine speaks English in her video.

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Princesas de la Noche – Conversación de una Gran Amiga

| Mar 19, 2018 | Reply

Our Columbian correspondent writes about a cold night out in Bogota when she and some friends summoned a taxi to take them to a fun spot. The driver was a Caribbean man and his taxi was a mobile disco. She also talks about her friend who only gets out en femme once a month. Read Katherine Diaz’s post en Español or use Google Translate to get the gist of it.

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Princesas de la Noche – Damas de la Calle Rosa

| Dec 25, 2017 | Reply

Katherine Diaz writes about her evening activities in Bogota, Columbia. There is a full menu of activities for Princesses of the Night to partake of and Katherine samples the goings on at several place before walking through the rain to her usual spot. Read our Columbian correspondent’s latest report and view the accompanying video. En Espa?ol of course.

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Princesas de la Noche — Buscando Inspiración

| Oct 2, 2017 | Reply

Katherine Diaz, our correspondent from Bogota, Columbia is getting into drag performance. She is rehearsing a song to lip sync and working on her moves. When her act is ready Katherine promises she will write about her performing experience. As always Senorita Diaz presents her report from Bogota en Español. You can copy and paste her words into Google Translate to read it in other languages. And she has another video!

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Princesas de la Noche – Compartiendo Entre Amigas

| Aug 7, 2017 | Reply

Katherine Diaz writes to us from Bogota, Columbia. Being trans there is much the same as it is everywhere. Today her video contains some of her friends from around the world and in her blog she gives some tips on how to be successful as a woman.

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Princesas de la noche — Parte de mi historia

| May 15, 2017 | Reply

Katherine Diaz writes about the attention that trans women in Bogota receive from the male population. Some see trans women as more willing to give a man pleasure if he plies her with compliments on her beauty and femininity. But Katherine is a strong woman who doesn’t fall for their flattery. Unless she wants to. Take another walk on the wild side in Columbia with the Princesas de la noche.

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Princesas de la noche- el enigmatico Manu Mojito

| Mar 20, 2017 | Reply

The night time is a magical time. Whether you are a crossdresser or not the night time has a sense of mystery and wonder. It seems like anything could happen. Our Columbian correspondent has been sending posts about the Princesses of the Night in her city. Today she introduces you to an internationally known artist/photographer who calls himself Manu Mojito. Watch the video (with translations) and read what she writes about him. Of course she writes en Español so use Google Translate if you don’t know the language. No es difficil.

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Princesas de la Noche – Día o Noche

| Feb 20, 2017 | Reply

The night time is a magical time. Whether you are a crossdresser or not the night time has a sense of mystery and wonder. It seems like anything could happen. Our Columbian correspondent has been sending posts about the Princesses of the Night in her city. How the romance and glamor is heightened by the darkness. Today she talks about going out as a woman in the day light. It’s a different experience for sure. Of course she writes en Español so use Google Translate if you don’t know the language.

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Princesas de la Noche — “Caminando en Solitario de Noche por Bogotá”

| Jan 23, 2017 | 2 Replies

We present another blog with a video by Katherine Diaz, our contributor from Bogota, Columbia. Today’s installment about life in Columbia is titled “Caminando en Solitario de Noche por Bogotá.” In English that’s “Walking Alone at night in Bogota.” Katherine does it all the time and talks about the experience en Español.

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Princesas de la Noche — “Se dicen llamar Gaadejo”

| Dec 26, 2016 | Reply

Katherine Diaz learned about a group of eleven talented trans artistes who call their theater group/band/art project, Gaadejo. Katherine has a video about the group and writes about them in her native Spanish.

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Trans Columbia — Princesses of The Night

| Nov 28, 2016 | 2 Replies

Katherine Diaz has sent us another video about trans life in Columbia. This one is called Princesas de la Noche — Fue un Sabado en la Noche. Katherine tells us about  a new place her my city where many trans girls go on a Saturday night. She also fills us in on the “tranxtienda” where many Columbian trans girls first venture out of their homes. The text of this post is en español.

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Princesas de la Noche

| Oct 31, 2016 | Reply

TGF welcomes a trans voice from Bogota, Columbia. Her name is Katherine Diaz and she has produced a video and written a blog post in her native language about trans life in her country. (Those who don’t know Spanish can use Google Translate to get the gist of her message.) Hola Katherine! Welcome to TGForum.

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