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BRAZIL

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: Equal/almost equal substitute nationally recognized

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Have you undergone medical procedures in BRAZIL for transition relating to gender identity?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, and the treatment was excellent (0 %) Yes, and the treatment was fair (0 %) Yes, and the treatment was poor (0 %) No (100%)

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in BRAZIL...
preoccupied squashes (user currently living in BRAZIL) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex straight readers on 09/06/2010
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A professor has proposed the change of 'Homophobia' to 'Anti Gay' because Homo means same and Phobo(s) means fear. Id Est: Homophobia means two or more persons fearing the same thing, example: Tom and John are afraid of elevators so they are homophobic about elevators. Thus Homophobia does not apply for fearing homosexual(s). It applies to two or more persons that have the same fear(Homo-same, Phobo-fear).
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preoccupied squashes (user currently living in BRAZIL) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex straight readers on 09/06/2010
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A professor has proposed the change of 'Homophobia' to 'Anti Gay' because Homo means same and Phobo(s) means fear. Id Est: Homophobia means two or more persons fearing the same thing, example: Tom and John are afraid of elevators so they are homophobic about elevators. Thus Homophobia does not apply for fearing homosexual(s). It applies to two or more persons that have the same fear(Homo-same, Phobo-fear).
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