Our GUATEMALA 2013 Photo Page 1 - Activists & People with whom we worked
This web page was created in part on August 20, 2013 in Bogota, Colombia
This web page was completed in the Bronx, NY, on September 19 and 20, 2013
This web page was published on September 28, 2013, from the Bronx, New York
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Date of Visit

June 25 - July 9
July 10 - July 13
July 18
July 13 - August 17
August 17 - September 1
Rev. Steve Parelli and
Jose Ortiz:
Their 2013 Other Sheep
Summer Ministry to Five Latin
American Countries
June 25* - September 1, 2013
*Steve arrived in Peru on June 25th,
Jose on June 28th
  • Photo Page 1 - Activists & People with whom we worked  CLICK HERE
  • Photo Page 2 - Meetings in which we participated  CLICK HERE
  • Photo Page 3 - Media Coverage (radio and TV)  CLICK HERE
  • Photo Page 4 - Outreach (from approaching conservative religious leaders to surveying the general public)  CLICK HERE
  • Photo Page 5 - People we met along the way  CLICK HERE
  • Photo Page 6 - Transgender's Birthday Party (a private celebration of sexual diversity at a birthday party)  CLICK HERE
  • Photo Page 7 - Places of interest we visited (from Volcanoes to Myan Ruins)  CLICK HERE
  • Photo Page 8 - Landscape and Scenery (from the Western Highlands to the Caribbean)  CLICK HERE
Jose Ortiz, left, with Marlon Vega
leader of
Cristianos Incluyentes de
Guatemala
, Guatemala City
At left:  Jose Ortiz, far right, with Henry  Cortez (far left) of
Gente Feliz, and Carlos Eduardo Izaguirre (center) of
PFLAG Guatemala.

Below: (Wearing white glasses) Gerson Gamboa of CAS
(
Colectiveo Amigos Contra el Sida)
Above, Top Photo:  Jorge Lopez
Sologaisto
of OASIS
Above, Lower Photo:  Steve Parelli
(left) with
Jorge Lopez Sologaisto of
OASIS

Jorge Sologaistor connected us with
the Honduras group (
right) and the
Quetzaltenango group (
below)
Above Two Photos:  Jose Ortiz
(left) with
Ramon Valladares of
Comunidad Gay Sampedrana of
Honduras

Photo At Right:  Steve Parelli
and Jose Ortiz with
Comunidad Gay
Sampedrana
seminar
Photo Below:   Rev. Roberto Armas
The three photos (#1-3) at left and the
single photo (#4) above:

Rev. Robert Armas of the Iglesia Episcopal
San Marcos
, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala,
hosting, at his church, our meeting with him
and with
IDSO - Iniciative por la Diversidad
Sexual de Occidente
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(#1) The Puerto Barrios Opiniones TV host Lilian
Orellan
(with Jose Ortiz, left, and Steve Parelli,
right).  

(#2) The niece who introduced us to her aunt Lilian
Orellan
.  

(#3) Left, the niece, center, Jose Ortiz, and right,
Lilian Orellan.

(#4) Far right (in yellow shirt), Eduardo Aguilar of
ALII

(#5) Edwin Martta, Radio News Program of Puerto
Barrios

(#6) Lilian Orellan, day of the TV show broadcast of
Opiniones

(#7) Day of the TV show broadcast, left to right:
Raquel Durate
, Lilian Orellan, (Psicologa Clinica)
Elsy Zuniga, Jose Ortiz, and Steve Parelli

(#8) Lilian Orellan (far left) introducing Other Sheep
to
Esmeralda Avila Arteaga (center left) and
Raquel Duarte (center left, next to Jose Ortiz, far
right) of
MILDAM - Mujeres Izabalenses Luchando
por los Derechos y Aprendizajers de las Mujeres
(Izabal Women Struggling for the Rights and the
Educationof Women)

(#9) The Medical Doctor and his wife of New Body
Medica Spa, Puerto Barrios, Guatemala
Connections made through TV host
Lilian Orellan of Puerto Barrios
Above Photo (#1):  
Esmeralda Avila Arteaga
(center left) and Raquel
Duarte
(center left, next to Jose Ortiz, far right) of
MILDAM

Above Right (#2):  Jose Ortiz, Steve Parelli, Esmeralda
Avila Arteaga
and Raquel Duarte

Right (#3):  Jose Ortiz, Steve Parelli, Esmeralda Avila
Arteaga
and Raquel Duarte
MILDAM
Mujeres Izabalenses Luchando por los Derechos y
Aprendizajers de las Mujeres

(
Izabal Women Fighting for the Rights and the
Education of Women
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See Jose Ortiz of Other
Sheep and Manuel
Enriquez of ALII of
Puerto Barrios,
Guatemala, dance
Officers and Friends of ALLI
(#1) Jose Ortiz and Steve Parelli (far right) with officers of ALLI at
their Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, office
(#2) Eduardo Aguilar;
(#3) Jorge Ramos, Executive Director of ALLI;
(#4) Steve, Eduardo, and Jose with Jorge and his two children;
(#5) Steve, Eduardo, Jose and Jorge;
(#5-#9) Other Sheep and ALLI officers (with their partners and
Jorge's son) at Amituque Bay Resort, Puerto Barrios,
Guatemala, Friday, July 19, 2013.
Jonatan Yalivat De Leon Del Valle
Other Sheep Translator
Photo at Left:  Jonatan Yalivat (top) with his mother;
Steve Parelli (lower left)) and Jose Ortiz (lower right)

Above Photo:  (Left to Right) Jonatan Yalivat, Jose
Ortiz and Steve Parelli
Henry Cortez of Gente Feliz
Above Left:  Jose Ortiz and Steve Parelli (top row) with
Henry Cortez (bottom center) and his partner (bottom
left) and a member of Gente Feliz (bottom right)

Above Right:  Henry Cortez with is partner
Photo at Left:  Jose Ortiz (left) with Pablo of Soliel Resort at Antigua,
Guatemala

Pablo, the resort technician, gave us professional technical support in finding
and curing a virus (that Norton could not find, and which was not allowing us to
open certain important folders), and in modifying and upgrading our Opiniones
TV recording provided to us by the TV station.
Above Photo:  Lilian Orellan, TV hostess (center)
Steve Parelli,                 Esmeralda Avila Arteaga,                Raquel Duarte             Jose Ortiz
MILDAM  Izabal Women Fighting for the Rights and the Education of Women)