Will Brazil Criminalise Homophobia?

LGB advocates in Brazil have been joined by a coalition of United Nations groups in an effort to pressure the nation to criminalize “homophobia” under the guise that such “prejudices” are a hindrance to AIDS prevention programs. A new letter addressed to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and other officials explains that Brazil’s homosexual community has […]

Brazil: Let's Rid our Schools of Homophobia

Brazil plans to use IDAHO 2012 as an opportunity to eradicate homophobia/transphobia in its schools. International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) takes place every year on may 17th and the Brazilian LGBT rights association AGLBT is using the date to set up a range of meetings to develop initiatives to challenge homophobia in the nation’s schools. This follows the decision by Brazil’s president […]