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Gay Blood Donation
In a historic move, Brazil's top court has ruled that the nation's ban on men who have sex with men (MSM) from donating blood is unconstitutional. According to Reuters, seven of the 11 judges on the Brazilian Supreme Court ruled in favour of lifting the ban, which prohibited MSM from...
Jair Bolsonaro
The President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro has attacked the World Health Organization (WHO) claiming that they should not be trusted because they encourage childhood homosexuality. President Jair Bolsonaro, already known for his homophobic comments, feels that the WHO should not be trusted with the coordination of the COVID-19 pandemic response...
With Brazil facing a continued rise in anti-LGBTI hate crimes, the country’s Supreme Court has ruled that homophobia and transphobia are to be made illegal. The landmark decision, which saw six of the eleven judges concluding that it would be unconstitutional to exclude sexual orientation and gender from Brazil’s existing...
Brazil’s first openly gay congressman has fled the country in the aftermath of the nation’s recent election and ongoing death threats against him. Jean Wyllys, who has been described as South America’s very own Harvey Milk, said he was forced to leave the South American nation and is currently residing in Europe...

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