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Transgender people face discrimination, violence amid Latin American quarantines

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Alis Nicolette Rodriguez is bracing themself, nervously looking over their shopping list and preparing in case someone tries to bar their way at the...

It has happened before.

  • Julia Symmes Cobb

To keep crowds thin during the coronavirus quarantine, Colombian capital Bogota – like some other places in Latin America – has specified that men and women must go out on…

That has turned a routine food shopping trip into an outing fraught with tension for social work student Rodriguez, who is transgender and non-binary.

From Panama to Peru, transgender people say gender…

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