Brazilian Military Police Suspected of Covering Up Trans Teen's Murder

Did Brazilian Cops Cover Up This Trans Teen's Murder? 

Laura Vermont, 18, died of suspicious head trauma. A 'witness' alleges two military police officers coerced him, under threat of violence, not to implicate them.

Rio de Janeiro's Trans Inmates Allowed to Choose Between Male or Female Prisons

Rio's Trans Inmates Allowed to Choose Between Male or Female Prisons

Brazil — a country which sees a record amount of transphobic violence — is taking unique steps to reduce the epidemic in Rio prisons.

Brazilian Trans Woman Brutalized By Police Proves 'We Are All Veronica'

Brazilian Trans Woman Brutalized By Police Proves 'We Are All Veronica'

Images of Verônica Bolina's disfigured face have gone viral, sparking a #SomosTodosVeronica movement against Brazilian police brutality.

Homophobic Leadership in Brazil's Congress Puts Marriage Equality in Peril

Homophobic Leadership in Brazil's Congress Puts Marriage Equality in Peril

Brazil's burgeoning evangelical movement is on a fast track to power, with a decidedly antigay mission.

Op-ed: How 'The Way He Looks' Will Open Your Eyes

Op-ed: How The Way He Looks Will Open Your Eyes

Brazil's Oscar entry represents something we need to see a lot more of on TV and film — a differently abled character who transcends the stereotype of 'the gay guy.'

Brazilian Trans Women Detained in Dubai for 'Imitating Women'

Brazilian Trans Women Detained in Dubai for 'Imitating Women'

Two trans women visiting Dubai have been charged with indecent acts after local police realized they're trans.

Meet Two Brazilian Women Arrested and Beaten for Kissing

The Kiss: Two Brazilian Women Arrested and Beaten

Despite being publicly shamed, beaten, and arrested after kissing her female date, this bisexual Brazilian activist won't stop speaking out for acceptance, and above all, love.

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