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Brazil LGBTQ group hides from virus in Copacabana building

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Brazil LGBTQ group hides from virus in Copacabana buildingRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a courtyard a few blocks from Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach, a dozen people get settled on broken couches beneath a banner reading “Cure Your Prejudice.” They face the makeshift stage where a transgender woman appears in a short, tight dress and performs to a song about transgender visibility. It’s a standard Saturday night in coronavirus times at the squat known as Casa Nem. The six-floor building is home to about 50 LGBTQ people riding out the pandemic...
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