Raphael Tsavkko Garcia · May, 2011

Latest posts by Raphael Tsavkko Garcia from May, 2011

Brazil: Police Crackdown on Street Performer

  19 May 2011

Hugo Albuqueque from the blog O Descurvo, posts a video report [pt] on the police crackdown against a street performer in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The local Mayor's decision to prevent the happening, undersigned by Grupo Disparada,  was considered by many as discriminatory.

Brazil: Homophobia, Religion and Politics

  8 May 2011

In the second article in the series dedicated to LGBT issues in Brazil, Global Voices reports on polemical statements made by parliamentarians, extreme right groups and religious representatives that oppose legislative advances, and have left the blogosphere startled at the level of hatred and prejudice shown.