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Barry Michael Wolfe is an international lawyer and criminologist. He was born in Scotland and educated at Edinburgh, Yale, and Cambridge Universities. He has lived in Brazil since 1986. He is an authority on the investigation of financial crime and money laundering in Brazil, specializing in the profiling of corporate criminal organizations and subcultures. He is currently working on a photographic and literary project entitled "Expressions of a Hidden City," which aims at contributing to the prevention of AIDS and to the alleviation self-destructive attitudes among transvestites by helping them to enhance their self-worth and thereby value their own lives. His project has developed to embrace direct human rights activism on behalf of transgender people. It has attracted the support of pharmaceutical companies, government agencies, NGOs, health professionals, and academics.

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social sciences >> Transsexuals of Brazil

Transgender people--more specifically, people who were born male but present themselves as female--are Brazil's single most marginalized group. is produced by glbtq, Inc., 1130 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL   60607
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