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Kátia Nogueira Tapety
(24 April 1949 - living) Brazil

Katia Tapety

Activist

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Kátia, a day-care worker and AIDS educator, was born José Nogueira Tapety (also spelled Tapeti) Sobrinho in Oeiras, Piauí, Brazil.

She is a member of the City Council of Colonia do Piauí in the state of Piauí; she was recently re-elected and is widely believed to be the most popular politician in the state's history, despite the region's macho culture and the fact that she is a transvestite living openly with her gay husband.

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