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Panama: National beauty contest opens to trans women

Panama: National beauty contest opens to trans women

(Reuters) – Transgender women will from this year be able to compete in Panama’s national beauty contest, the organisers said on Monday. The Señorita Panama pageant, which sends a contestant from the Central American country to the international Miss Universe competition, said transgender women, who have completed legal and medical processes, would be welcome to […]

Latin America: Trans people suffer under lockdowns

Latin America: Trans people suffer under lockdowns

Coronavirus lockdowns in Latin America, that divide men and women in public, put transgender people in legal limbo, human rights groups said on Thursday, citing the case of a trans woman in Panama fined for going outside on a day reserved for women. Panama and Peru enacted rules this week, ordering that men and women can […]