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The ballad of Ágatha Mont

The ballad of Ágatha Mont

The National Council to Combat Discrimination and for the Promotion of the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transvestite and Transgender (CNCD / LGBT), which is linked to the Human Rights Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic, published on March 12, 2015 in “Diário Oficial da União” a resolution that guarantees transgender students the right […]

Transgender woman dragged from home and beaten

Transgender woman dragged from home and beaten

  Five men dragged a transgender woman from her mother’s home Dec 27th and recorded themselves beating her. The cowardly attack which occurred in the town of Wanderlândia, Tocantins, Brazil over an alleged theft of a cell phone wasn’t reported to police until the 29th. The victim’s mother, Maria de Lourdes da Silva, told Gay […]

Sao Paulo Hero Beaten to Death For Defending Trans Woman

Sao Paulo Hero Beaten to Death For Defending Trans Woman

Sao Paulo Brazil Street vendor Luiz Carlos Ruas, 54, died Sunday evening after coming to the defense of two transgender women. Witnesses say Luiz Carlos Ruas came to the aid of a transgender women who was being attacked by two men outside of a Sao Paulo Subway station Sunday night. Family told local media that […]

Trans woman attacked, Sister defends, Police are forced to respond

Trans woman attacked, Sister defends, Police are forced to respond

The brutal beating of Taísa Silva, a Brazilian transgender woman would have been regulated to back page news and offbeat blogs if not for her cisgender sister Luciana. A video recorded by bystanders of her defending her unconscious sister against three young ‘men’ and shared on social media went viral making it impossible for law […]

Transgender mother and son victims of hit and run

Transgender mother and son victims of hit and run

Transgender mother Bárbara Pastana, and her 2 year old son Pietro, were victims of a transphobic assault on Tuesday October 4th in Belém do Pará, Brazil. The attack occurred when she was taking her Pietro to the kindergarten by bike. “Every day I go out (in the Bengui neighborhood) and take my son to school […]

Attack on Brazilian Transgender Woman Natylla Mota Demands a Response

Attack on Brazilian Transgender Woman Natylla Mota Demands a Response

The attack on a Brazilian trans Woman Natylla Mota widely shared on social has left even the most hardened LGBT heart in shock. The gruesome violent attack recorded by multiple bystanders left no doubt as to the perpetrator’s identities, yet advocates in this northeast state doubt that there will be justice if action isn’t taken. […]

Rio Games begin with the erasure of Lea T by Brazilian TV

Rio Games begin with the erasure of Lea T by Brazilian TV

The Olympic athletes entered the stadium led by Lea T, a Brazilian transgender model, who was driving the bike.  TV channel Globo presented all other delegations with the leading bikes, EXCEPT for the Brazilian one, erasing the known transgender personality. I believe we can say the reason for Globo didn’t show her is because she […]

Murdering Transsexual Brazilians an Olympic Event

Murdering Transsexual Brazilians an Olympic Event

Internet searches for ‘transsexual Brazilians” have skyrocketed, but not out of concern that currently one is murdered every third day. To most searchers, it’s all about Transsexual sex and #Rio2016. The Olympics are coming to the Brazil and rich tourists, mainly closeted men, are making plans to indulge their transsexual fantasies while away from the […]

Aggressions, suicides and murders: the Brazilian trans reality

Aggressions, suicides and murders: the Brazilian trans reality

Two Brazilian transgender witnesses enter a courthouse to identify the attackers. The Brazilian Trans Reality is we must stand up for our own or parish silently. On the night of Sunday 24th January, Dani R.M.S.Pereira, a 20 years old trans woman was shot to death on the Jardim Paraíso neighborhood. She was still helped but […]

“Bangu’s monster” beats 8-year-old son to death for being “too effeminate”

“Bangu’s monster” beats 8-year-old son to death for being “too effeminate”

On the 17th February, Alex, a young boy just 8 years old, was brutally beaten by his father Alex André Moraes Soeiro, 34, on Vila Kennedy, in the west zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. The motive? The child did not want to cut his hair to go to school. After a two-hour beating, Alex […]

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