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BRAZIL

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: Equal/almost equal substitute nationally recognized

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have you undergone medical procedures in BRAZIL for transition relating to gender identity?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, and the treatment was excellent (0 %) Yes, and the treatment was fair (0 %) Yes, and the treatment was poor (0 %) No (100%)

The BRAZIL country survey is populated by LGBTI groups who have acted as liaisons with ILGA to identify issues affecting the LGBTI community.

Organizations were asked to discuss 4 broad subjects: the law, the mood (the social climate), the LGBTI movement as well as what would be, according to them, the most pressing campaign in their country.

Please write to countryreport@ilga.org if you have comments regarding this page.

MOOD
What is the social climate like for LGBTI people in your country?
How is it like to be an LGBTI in schools?
Na maioria das instituições escolares, o preconceito e a discriminação é muito grande. Tanto da parte dos próprios estudantes, quanto por parte dos profissionais que atuam neste ambiente. É visivel um aumento da violencia contra gays, no ambito escolar. Os comentários maldosos, piadas, o bullying ocorrem, na maioria das vezes, é incentivado por professores despreparados.
Are there programs against homophobia at schools?
Não
Are religious institutions actively campaigning against LGBTI rights?
Sim, e neste momento em que a população LGBT comemora alguns direitos adquiridos no Supremo Tribunal Federal-STF, cresce uma campanha contra os LGBTs
Are there religious institutions who welcome LGBTI people?
Sim
Would you say it is easy to come out to your doctor as a gay person?
Sim
Would you say it is easy to come out to your doctor as a lesbian?
N/A
Would you say it is easy to come out to your doctor as a trans person?
N/A
Is discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexual and trans very common in day to day life? Please specify differences between the various communities.
Sim, pois constantemente as pessoas tem que referir-se à orientação sexual de uma outra, e muitas vezes utiliza essa afirmação como forma de legitimar o preconceito.
Is discrimination against gays,lesbians, bisexual and trans very common at work? Please specify differences between the various communities.
Também, é constante o desrespeito e a injustiça cometidas contra LGBT no ambiente de trabalho.
Is hate speech common against gays,lesbians, bisexual and trans? Please specify differences between the various communities.
N/A
Please specify differences between the various communities.
N/A
Are episodes of violences very common against people in the gay community?
N/A
Are episodes of violences very common against people in the lesbian community?
N/A
Are episodes of violences very common against trans individuals?
N/A
How are gays,lesbians,trans people portrayed in the media?
N/A
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