In a two-part documentary on BBC2 this week, Stephen Fry reports from around the world on the nature of homophobia. It makes chilling, heartbreaking and infuriating viewing, but did contain signs of hope, particularly from India.
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 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 […]