Dinah de Riquet-Bons
Co-chair Trans United Europe
is an LGBTQI+, HIV and AIDS and Sex work activist, as well former politician for the PvDA Amsterdam. In 1991, at the age of 21, she began her life as an activist as a part of Act Up New York’s black and Latino youth group. Today, Dinah represents the rights of LGBTQI+, trans and bi-cultural women in the Netherlands and Europe) She is the duo chair for the bicultural trans organization, Trans United Europe, and a board member for the Amsterdam chapter. Dinah is also an operational board member at ICRSE and NSWP, was former strategic director of Transgender Europe/TGEU where she works as a policy director. She seated in various European commssions f.e on discrimination and hate speech, gender inclusion and health. Dinah was also been asked to sit on the board of the HIV Vereniging, Netherlands, to expand the position and representation of people living with HIV in diversity subgroups (LGBTIQ, people of colour and migrant/refugee sex workers).