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.

July 09 2015 7:40 PM

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

June 01 2015 3:30 PM

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

May 01 2015 6:30 PM

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

April 14 2015 6:56 PM

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.'

October 20 2014 8:00 AM

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

January 24 2014 5:43 PM

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.

October 28 2013 5:18 AM