Brazil Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobia


Brazil’s Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize homophobia, an important step for sexual minorities in one of the most dangerous countries for LGBT people in the world. The Supreme Federal Court, which voted eight to three in favor of the measure, classified homophobia as a crime similar to racism, until Congress — which is held by a conservative majority and is strongly influenced by evangelical churches — passes a law specifically…

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