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Out in the World: Report shows that transgender lives continue to be at risk

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Brazil ranks #1In 2020, Brazil continued its dubious distinction of topping the list for the most killings of transgender people with 152, or 43% of global deaths, according to TGEU's report.Transgender suicide rates also increased in the country.

The National Association of Transvestites and Transsexuals, or ANTRA, reported suicide rates for transgender Brazilians rose by a third in 2020 over last year.

Sixteen transgender people died by suicide within the first six months of 2020, reported the organization, which released its report in September, according to Reuters.The increased homicide and suicide rates come despite recent legal wins.

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