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Brazil: Anti-Homophobia Bill Suffers a “Death Blow”

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Citizen Media, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Law, LGBTQ+, Politics, Religion

Brazilian lawyer Thiago Fiago comments on [1] [pt] the recent changes to the bill PLC122 [2], which originally intended to criminalize homophobia. Fiago says the proposed bill has suffered a “death blow” and criticizes the role of religion, and particularly evangelical representatives, in the parliament.