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Brazil’s largest city to pay transgender youth to finish school

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Sao Paulo, Brazil
The program being offered by Sao Paulo's Municipal Human Rights and Citizenship Secretariat is intended to help transgender youth from having to turn to prostitution to support themselves. ...

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Sao Paulo celebrates LGBT pride as activists call for laws against discrimination

Sunday, May 4, 2014
Participants carry a rainbow flag as thousands march during the annual Gay Pride Parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, May 4, 2014.
SAO PAULO -- Gay rights advocates called for a Brazilian law against discrimination as they gathered by the hundreds of thousands in Sao Paulo on Sunday for one of the world's largest gay pride parades. ...

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Brazil police arrest ‘skateboard Nazis’ in brutal murder of gay teen

Monday, February 3, 2014
Bruno Borges de Oliveira
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Brazilian police on Sunday arrested a gang of neo-Nazi skateboarders for the brutal murder of an 18 year-old gay teen last weekend in São Paulo. ...

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Sao Paulo lawmaker calls for ‘straight pride’ to counter ‘privileged’ gay celebration

Thursday, August 4, 2011
The city council of Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday passed a measure approving a Heterosexual Pride Day to be celebrated on the third Sunday of each December. ...

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