In Brazil, art exhibits latest flashpoints in cultural war

In this Sept. 27, 2017 photo, transgender actress Renata Carvalho prepares her makeup before playing the role of Jesus in the play “The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven” in Sao Paulo, Brazil. “In Brazil, we have a very ugly habit of sweeping everything under the carpet,” said Carvalho. “This just sheds light on what people think. I think it’s excellent that the masks are falling.” (AP Photo/Andre Penner)


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