Yolanda Lopez, 1942-2021, was a San Francisco artist and activist from San Diego originally, with
roots in the San Francisco State College strike 1968-69. She went on to a
long engagement with the Mission District community, co-founding Basta Ya! Newspaper
in conjunction with the Committee to
Defend Los Siete in 1970. Her art has come to be more recognized since
her passing, with a major show in San Diego in late 2021. In this clip
she discusses her beard, shaving, her use of Hormone Replacement Therapy, women's health and how they protect doctors, the frustrations of aging, dementia and menopause.