Climate, culture, justice & Brazil @bw @nytimes @guardian & others. Texan/Louisianian. Idea machine using my JD creatively.⚡️ shannongsims@gmail.com

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@erinbiba Journalism roadblocks in Brazil: Press person: X *just* stepped out for lunch. What a shame. Me: Ok, what time should I call back? PR: Maybe tomorrow, or maybe Friday. Next week? In truth, I can’t say exactly. Darn, I just don’t know. Me: I’ll call back in an hour. PR: OK.
I examined this topic from a legal & cultural perspective in my piece on transgender rights for the New York Times, featuring an interview with Brazilian pop star #PablloVittar . Please read:  http://nytimes.com/2017/10/07/wor https://t.co/qktNLnM71b
I examined this topic from a legal & cultural perspective in my piece on transgender rights for the New York Times, featuring an interview with Brazilian pop star #PablloVittar . Please read:  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/07/world/americas/brazil-transgender-pabllo-vittar.html 
LGBT people are being killed in Brazil in massive numbers. But more and more Brazilians are also reporting deaths that have a link to homophobia & transphobia, plus police are now increasingly attuned to identify them. The result: a grisly reality starts to reveal itself.  https://twitter.com/guardian/status/955346599122821120 
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