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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After winning several auditions, including for a Madonna video, Aquila Correia was close to realising her dreams in Portugal, after relying on sex work to survive as a transgender migrant. Then...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil registered 175 murders of transsexuals in 2020, according to the National Association of Transvestites and Transsexuals of Brazil's (ANTRA) annual report, which would translate into one death every two days. All victims were trans/transvestite...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Calling the publication unfit to be seen by children and unsuitable for minors, Rio de Janeiro’s mayor, Marcelo Crivella, has ordered a Marvel comic book to be withdrawn from sale at the Rio International...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a disturbing new report from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), in only the first few weeks of 2019, 126 gender-based murders of women along with 67 murder...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Supporters of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) community in Brazil were out in full force on Sunday, September 30th to celebrate Rio de Janeiro's 23rd annual LGBTI...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Sunday, September 30th, thousands of people will gather at Copacabana beach for the 23rd annual LGBTI Pride Parade. The event is set to begin at midday, with three separate...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, September 19th, the second ‘Mostra do Filme Marginal’ (Marginal Film Festival) will premier at the ‘Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica’ (Hélio Oiticica Municipal Center of Art) in...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starting at 4PM, this Thursday, July 12th there will be a march, entitled ‘Quanto Mais Tem Que Morrer Pra Essa Guerra Acabar?’ (How Many More Have to Die for This...
By Melissa Van Brunnersum, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Ministry of Human Rights established a National Pact against LGBT-POV (violence against lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transsexuals, and transvestites) last week on Tuesday, May 15th, which aims to combat...

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