Teresa de Jesús Fernández was teacher at the Faculties of Arts and Philosophy and Foreign Languages and Literatures, of the University of Sassari, Sardinia. She is now a leading activist of the LGTBI community, and currently works as an external collaborator of Cenesex, as National Coordinator of the network of lesbian and bisexual women of this institution. In 1986 she won the David Essay Prize, UNEAC. In 2019 she translated the book “Femminielli. Corpo, Genere, Cultura” from Eugenio Zito and Paolo Valerio, as well as a book of interviews with lesbian and bisexual women from different regions of Cuba (coordinated by Sara Más and Teresa de Jesús Fernández), which is the first book to be published in Cuba on the subject.