Huge Mural Depicting Transgender Woman Joins Outdoor Museum in Spain’s Costa del Sol

The work in progress Credit: Estepona Council

AS Estepona becomes known worldwide for the quality and number of outdoor murals painted on buildings around the municipality, it has taken the opportunity to champion a number of different social causes.

Its latest addition to what is considers an outdoor museum and gallery is a work by Malaga artist Curro Leyton on one of the facades of the municipal La Lobilla sports hall which features a transgender woman represented in vivid colours.

The work is still in progress and is the fourth mural that this artist has produced in the town and when finished will increase the total collection to 61.

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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica. Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene. Currently he is acting as Editorial Consultant for the paper helping to shape its future development. Share your story with us by emailing, by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page