Transgender Woman Led Brazil Delegation into the Olympics

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Brazilian model Leandra Medeiros Cerezo, is the first transgender person to play a major role in an Olympics opening ceremony.

Her presence in the opening ceremony also represents a reversal for the International Olympic Committee, which until 2015 recommended countries not include transgender athletes on their rosters.

 

“… but the message is clear: include everyone, no matter their gender, sexual orientation, race or religion,” – Lea T told BBC World News(In Portuguese)

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