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Sao Paulo hosts annual LGBT parade

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 00:57

Brazil's most populous city celebrated the 20th annual LGBT parade and called for a law recognising transsexual as a gender. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The streets of Sao Paulo were filled on Sunday (May 29) for the 20th edition of the annual LGBT parade. This year's celebration protested against transphobia and participants made reference to a parliamentary motion signed by the suspended President Dilma Rousseff in April, which allows people to identify their gender as transsexual in official federal administration. The march coincided with some protests against conservative interim president Michel Temer, who has been criticised for threatening social advances made over the last decade by moves such folding a Ministry of Women, Racial Equality and Human Rights. It's thought that around one million people attended the parade.

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Sao Paulo hosts annual LGBT parade

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 00:57