Since the campaign and subsequent election of Jair Bolsonaro, who was long known for trotting out hate speech against marginalized communities in his bid for Brazil’s presidency, violence against LGBTQ folks has become more explicit and socially acceptable.
Brazil was no longer the country he thought it was. And Doldan — a trans man increasingly aware that he was only 5 feet 4 inches tall and 121 pounds — needed to learn how to fight.
A new phase III HIV vaccine trial will soon be underway for men who have sex with men and transgender people.
Read in detail the testimonies of nine LGBTI Christians who lives the struggles and threats of being LGBTI in a country that criminalize or prosecute them.
In all, 19 electric trios paraded for about seven hours of performances.
One of the world's largest LGBT Pride parades took center stage in Sao Paulo on Sunday with the carnivalesque festivities tinged with unease over Brazil's conservative political climate under President Jair Bolsonaro.
The Global Equality Caucus is a new international network of parliamentarians and elected representatives aiming to tackle discrimination against LGBT+ people. The Caucus links elected officials across the world regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro criticised the country's Supreme Court after they ruled to criminalise homophobia, making it a crime equivalent to racism in Brazil.
Manifestation was disclosed by the advisor of the president of the House, Davi Alcolumbre (DEM-AP). In a judgment on Thursday, the Supreme Court authorized the criminalization of homophobia.
Eight of 11 justices voted to treat homophobia in the same way as racism under Brazilian law, making it a criminal act.
Botswana decriminalized homosexuality and Ecuador just legalized same-sex marriage. Here's how research suggests LGBTQ policy might impact anti-gay bias.
Some U.S. diplomats have been finding ways to defy, or at least get around, the new policy.