The European Parliament announced the finalists for the Sakharov Prize on 9 October 2019. And for the first time in its 30 years of existence, a person from the LGBTI community is on the list: Marielle Franco.
A black, openly gay councilwoman, Franco frequently criticized Rio police for their often-deadly gang-busting operations in the city's slums
A total of 66,041 incidents of sexual violence were reported in 2018 against the polarising backdrop of Jair Bolsonaro’s election victory
A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has blocked efforts by Rio de Janeiro's conservative mayor to have a book fair remove a comic book showing two men kissing.
Folha de S.Paulo aims dig at evangelical Rio mayor after he tried to ban a Marvel comic
Brazilian YouTube star Felipe Neto responded to a politician’s attempts to censor LGBT+ books by giving thousands away for free.
An Avengers comic book featuring a kiss between two male superheroes has sold out at a Rio de Janeiro book fair after the city's conservative mayor attempted to block it from sale, according to Agence France-Presse.
Sought, the Biennale said it "gives a voice to all audiences, without distinction, as a democracy should be.
This report draws on data from an extensive literature review, the first-ever global survey on the topic, and in-depth interviews with experts and survivors from various countries.
According to Wolney Dias, Seop's operating undersecretary who ran the operation, it was "a search for pornographic material."
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.