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proudly homophobic bolsonaro

Brazil’s president resorted to Trumpian name-calling Thursday to avoid answering difficult questions. The proudly homophobic Bolsonaro attempted to divert attention from a corruption scandal by accusing a journalist of homosexuality. Following questions about raids conducted on addresses connected to his family, President Bolsonaro attacked the reporter. “You look terribly like a homosexual.” The raids resulted …

President jair bolsonaro

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has said he will remove all content from school textbooks referring to homosexuality, feminism, and violence against women. The newly elected president foreshadowed the move in a pledge on the eve of his inauguration last month, tweeting, “One of the goals to get Brazil out of the worst positions in international …

Brazil LGBT

Student Willian Donaldon comes from Brazil, a world leader on legislated LGBTIQ rights. The South American country decriminalised sodomy in 1830. Same-sex marriage became legal in 2013 and the Brazilian LGBTIQ community enjoy rights and protections unavailable in many countries. However, at least one LGBTIQ person is murdered in Brazil every two days, and the …