Human rights defender's profile: Alexus D'Marco from The Bahamas


Alexus is the Founder of the D’Marco Organization, which defends the rights of LGBTI persons, and the Caribbean Coordinator of Redlactrans, which works to advance the rights of trans persons. 

She uses domestic legislation and resolutions adopted by the Organization of American States and the United Nations to advance LGBTI rights. Alexus advocated for the adoption of the Draft Declaration on Gender Identity at the Organization of American States, which recognises the rights of LGBTI individuals and denounces discrimination against them.