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Bolsonaro, a former army captain, gained notoriety as a defender of the rights of civilians to possess guns and as a champion of Christian values. Anathema towards atheism is ingrained in the psyche of Brazilians. The state Brazil is Christian.
After Mr Bolsonaro took office on 1 January, the education ministry dismantled its diversity department and published a new set of guidelines for textbook publishers that eliminated references to topics such as violence against women and sexism. Following an outpouring of criticism, officials backtracked on the revised texts. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here.
They were invited to join some squatters who have been living in the building for several months in an occupation organized by Front in the Fight for Housing, an activist group promoting rights of somepeople without decent housing in Sao Paulo. Human rights groups including Amnesty International say homophobic violence is endemic in Brazil, where there were murders in the community in Some Evangelical pastors, who are becoming increasingly popular in Brazil, have adopted overtly homophobic rhetoric.
The brutal assassination last week of Rio de Janeiro City Council member Marielle Franco has prompted a massive international outpouring of anger and grief. A fearless human rights activist who was LGBTQ and Black, year-old Franco was killed along with her driver in a targeted drive-by shooting. Franco was an outspoken opponent of the military deployment and had recently been appointed to a city commission to monitor it.
The revised education ministry guidelines, a copy of which was seen by AFP, shows a range of modified criteria for books to be used in the curricula of public schools. It was dated Jan. The Brazilian government's proposed social security overhaul will rely on individual contributions to investment funds instead of guaranteed pensions, to ensure future generations receive pensions while also boosting economic growth, Presidential Chief-of-Staff Onyx Lorenzoni said Wednesday.
Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing populist and anti-gay president of Brazil, says he does not want his country to become a gay tourism mecca. We have families. Bolsonaro, a former army captain, has made no secret of his disdain for the LGBTQ community throughout the years, and even when he was campaigning for the presidency.
Ramping up the drive into censorship in Brazilits Minister of Citizenship, Omar Terra, has suspended a call for applications for governmental TV funding — until new criteria are established for its application. That is censorship. Jair Bolsonaro, across his social networks. But spending public money on it?
In a decision handed down on Sunday afternoon 8Minister Dias Toffoli, President of the Federal Supreme Court, accepted a request from the Attorney General's Office and overturned the measure that authorized the Rio de Janeiro city government to censor works at the Rio Book Biennial. Marcelo Crivella's management claims it will appeal. In the text, Toffoli says that the "democratic regime presupposes an environment of free movement of ideas" and that the image of the kiss between two male superheroes in the comic book "Avengers - The Children's Crusade" does not violate the Statute of Children and Adolescents.
Far-right firebrand Jair Bolsonaro, known for homophobic and racist outbursts and policy pledges had just assumed the presidency. Miranda, a gay black man, was feeling the pressure. That tourist was attorney Glenn Greenwald, better known today for his journalism. Miranda and Greenwald got to talking, fell in love and moved in together after just five days.