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Brazil: Gay federal deputy threatened

Blogger Paulo Lopes denounces [pt] life threats on Twitter directed to the federal deputy Jean Wyllys – the first assumed homossexual to enter the Brazilian Parliament. Rudá Ricci, on the blog De Esquerda em Esquerda (From Left to Left) compares [pt] Wyllys with the US activist Harvey Milk.

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  • […] (Lesbian Gay Transexual and Transgender Federation of Argentina) repudiates [es] the death threats addressed to the federal deputy Jean Wyllys – the first assumed homossexual to enter the Brazilian P…. […]

  • […] in the first article of this series dedicated to the LGBT scene  – federal deputy Jean Wyllys, the first openly homosexual member of the Brazilian parliament, has presented a Constitutional Amendment Proposal (PEC) to legalize marriage for same-sex […]

  • […] the first article of this series dedicated to the LGBT scene  – federal deputy Jean Wyllys, the first openly homosexual member of the Brazilian parliament, has presented a Constitutional Amendment Proposal (PEC) to legalize marriage for same-sex […]

  • […] ブラジルでは同性愛嫌悪による暴力の波が高まっており、本シリーズ最初の記事にあるとおり、LGBTの人々に対する犯罪件数でブラジルは世界最悪の事態に陥っている。そんな中、ブラジル国会議員として最初に自身が同性愛者であることを公言したJean Wyllysが、同性カップルの結婚を合法化するという憲法改正案を提出した。 […]

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