Entry #112: LGBT discrimination in Brazil

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RegionBrazil
IssueLGBT discrimination
Statusna
Start DateNov 5, 2001
End DateJun 12, 2019
DescriptionEven though some laws prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people have been passed in Brazil, they were not actually enforced.
Sourceshttps://www.jusbrasil.com.br/legislacao/165355/lei-10948-01 https://www.al.sp.gov.br/noticia/?17/05/2023/dia-internacional-de-combate-a-lgbtfobia--confira-normas-que-a-alesp-ja-aprovou-em-apoio-a-causa https://agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br/direitos-humanos/noticia/2017-05/dia-de-combate-homofobia-sera-marcado-por-debates-em-salvador http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335


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Revision by Sky. Correction of information.

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueIllegal in some contexts(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)N/A
NoteSome laws punishing discrimination against LGBT people have been created in Brazil, court ruling pending.Even though some laws prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people have been passed in Brazil, they were not actually enforced.
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Some laws punishing discrimination against LGBT people have been created in Brazil, court ruling pending. Even though some laws prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people have been passed in Brazil, they were not actually enforced.
Sourceshttps://www.jusbrasil.com.br/legislacao/165355/lei-10948-01
https://www.al.sp.gov.br/noticia/?17/05/2023/dia-internacional-de-combate-a-lgbtfobia--confira-normas-que-a-alesp-ja-aprovou-em-apoio-a-causa
http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
https://www.jusbrasil.com.br/legislacao/165355/lei-10948-01
https://www.al.sp.gov.br/noticia/?17/05/2023/dia-internacional-de-combate-a-lgbtfobia--confira-normas-que-a-alesp-ja-aprovou-em-apoio-a-causa
https://agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br/direitos-humanos/noticia/2017-05/dia-de-combate-homofobia-sera-marcado-por-debates-em-salvador
http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
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https://www.jusbrasil.com.br/legislacao/165355/lei-10948-01 https://www.al.sp.gov.br/noticia/?17/05/2023/dia-internacional-de-combate-a-lgbtfobia--confira-normas-que-a-alesp-ja-aprovou-em-apoio-a-causa http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335 https://www.jusbrasil.com.br/legislacao/165355/lei-10948-01 https://www.al.sp.gov.br/noticia/?17/05/2023/dia-internacional-de-combate-a-lgbtfobia--confira-normas-que-a-alesp-ja-aprovou-em-apoio-a-causa https://agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br/direitos-humanos/noticia/2017-05/dia-de-combate-homofobia-sera-marcado-por-debates-em-salvador http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335

Revision by Sky. Correction of information.

Old Value New Value
Start DateAug 22, 2001Nov 5, 2001
NoteDiscrimination is illegal in some parts of Brazil.Some laws punishing discrimination against LGBT people have been created in Brazil, court ruling pending.
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Discrimination is illegal in some parts of Brazil. Some laws punishing discrimination against LGBT people have been created in Brazil, court ruling pending.
Sourceshttps://www.abglt.org/alagoas
https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html
https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/
http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
https://www.jusbrasil.com.br/legislacao/165355/lei-10948-01
https://www.al.sp.gov.br/noticia/?17/05/2023/dia-internacional-de-combate-a-lgbtfobia--confira-normas-que-a-alesp-ja-aprovou-em-apoio-a-causa
http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
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https://www.abglt.org/alagoas https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/ http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335 https://www.jusbrasil.com.br/legislacao/165355/lei-10948-01 https://www.al.sp.gov.br/noticia/?17/05/2023/dia-internacional-de-combate-a-lgbtfobia--confira-normas-que-a-alesp-ja-aprovou-em-apoio-a-causa http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335

Revision by Sky. Correction of sources.

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Sourceshttps://web.archive.org/web/20200101041439/
http://www.grupodignidade.org.br/legislacao/emenda-constitucional-no-232001-alagoas/
https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html
https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/
http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
https://www.abglt.org/alagoas
https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html
https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/
http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
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https://web.archive.org/web/20200101041439/ http://www.grupodignidade.org.br/legislacao/emenda-constitucional-no-232001-alagoas/ https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/ http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335 https://www.abglt.org/alagoas https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/ http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335

Revision by Sky. Small correction of the sources.

Old Value New Value
Sourceshttps://web.archive.org/web/20200101041439/http://www.grupodignidade.org.br/legislacao/emenda-constitucional-no-232001-alagoas/
https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html
https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/
http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
https://web.archive.org/web/20200101041439/
http://www.grupodignidade.org.br/legislacao/emenda-constitucional-no-232001-alagoas/
https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html
https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/
http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
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https://web.archive.org/web/20200101041439/http://www.grupodignidade.org.br/legislacao/emenda-constitucional-no-232001-alagoas/ https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/ http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335 https://web.archive.org/web/20200101041439/ http://www.grupodignidade.org.br/legislacao/emenda-constitucional-no-232001-alagoas/ https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/ http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335

Revision by Sky. Correction of dates and addition of new sources.

Old Value New Value
Start DateOct 5, 1988Aug 22, 2001
End DateJun 13, 2019Jun 12, 2019
Sourceshttp://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://amaivos.uol.com.br/amaivos09/noticia/noticia.asp?cod_noticia=7844&cod_canal=38
http://noticias.r7.com/brasil/noticias/senadores-aprovam-projeto-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-homossexuais-20091110.html
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
https://web.archive.org/web/20200101041439/http://www.grupodignidade.org.br/legislacao/emenda-constitucional-no-232001-alagoas/
https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html
https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/
http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335
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http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://amaivos.uol.com.br/amaivos09/noticia/noticia.asp?cod_noticia=7844&cod_canal=38 http://noticias.r7.com/brasil/noticias/senadores-aprovam-projeto-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-homossexuais-20091110.html http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335 https://web.archive.org/web/20200101041439/http://www.grupodignidade.org.br/legislacao/emenda-constitucional-no-232001-alagoas/ https://www.al.sp.gov.br/repositorio/legislacao/lei/2001/lei-10948-05.11.2001.html https://justica.sp.gov.br/index.php/comissoes-especiais/discriminacao-em-razao-de-orientacao-sexual-ou-identidade-de-genero/ http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/estado-tera-nova-lei-contra-homofobia-7927887 http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/df-publica-revoga-no-mesmo-dia-lei-para-punir-discriminacao-contra-gays-8347335

Revision by chae

Old Value (Original) New Value
End Date(NONE)Jun 13, 2019
NoteDiscrimination is illegal in some parts of Brazil.
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Discrimination is illegal in some parts of Brazil.
Reports (12)
  • Status is not correct "The Supreme Court has ruled illegal since 2019. Source: http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/verNoticiaDetalhe.asp?idConteudo=414010"
  • Status is not correct "Since STF ban, the current status is that LGBTphobia is illegal in the entire country"
  • Status is not correct "May 23rd, 2019. Supreme court ruled that, in the absence of a specific law, homophobia is a form of discrimination equivalent to racism (as anti-semitism is considered)."
  • Status is not correct "https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-48391926"
  • Status is not correct "Brazil criminalized homophobia nationwide in 2019"
  • Newer law has been passed "It’s a CRIME to discriminate against someone because of sexual orientation or gender identity since JULY 13, 2019. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/portuguese/amp/brasil-47206924"
  • Newer law has been passed "Supreme Court has approved a law that criminalizes homophobic conducts in all contexts."
  • Status is not correct "It has been changed a week ago <3 "
  • Newer law has been passed "Discrimination toward sexual orientation and gender identity becomes temporarily illegal throughout all 27 Brazilian federative units by Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) as of June 13, 2019 until the National Congress enacts a law accordingly. http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/verNoticiaDetalhe.asp?idConteudo=414010 https://www.bbc.com/portuguese/brasil-47206924 https://g1.globo.com/politica/noticia/2019/06/13/stf-permite-criminalizacao-da-homofobia-e-da-transfobia.ghtml"
  • Status is not correct "On 13th June the Supreme Court has included LGBT people in national law against discrimination. "
  • Newer law has been passed "On June 13, 2019, our eleven ministers who comprise Brazil's Supreme Federal Court have decided to equate existing racism crime law to that of sexual orientation and gender identity. VOTED FOR (8): Cármen Lúcia; Celso de Mello; Luis Edson Fachin; Luís Roberto Barroso; Alexandre de Moraes; Rosa Weber; Luiz Fux; Gilmar Mendes. VOTED AGAINST (3): Ricardo Lewandowski; Marco Aurélio; Dias Toffoli. Link: http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/verNoticiaDetalhe.asp?idConteudo=414010"
  • Status is not correct "Is not illegal to be gay in Brazil in any context. "

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