While Brazil has a reputation as a free-for-all and tolerant nation, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community faces significant hate crime and murders.
Despite the danger transgender people face in Brazil, Kamilla sees Carnival as an opportunity to promote tolerance.
Amid the backlash, Thalita also claims that some of her modelling contracts were cancelled when it came to light that she was transsexual.
At that moment I must admit I became depressed.
Now Brazilian beauty Thalita Zampirolli, from Rio de Janeiro, can probably be described as the nation's most famous trans woman who delights her fans with her sexy selfies and bikini photos.