Brazilian Transsexual Beauty Contest: Advocacy or Meatlocker?
Nineteen contestants compete in Rio de Janeiro for the title of "Miss T Brasil", the country's first transsexual beauty pageant. But this pageant seemed odd since there have been over 100 trans people murdered in Brazil since January of this year according to Keila Simpson, president of the National Counsel to Combat Discrimination of the Secretary of Human Rights to the President of Brazil. So after reading the myriad of mainstream media articles I wanted to see for my self.
Advocacy or a slab of meat. For your consideration....