Entry #8708: LGBT discrimination in Brazil

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RegionBrazil
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start DateOct 5, 1988
End DateNov 4, 2001
DescriptionThe Brazilian Constitution of 1988 criminalizes any form of discrimination based on ethnicity, race, sex, color and age, but it does not include sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sourceshttps://www.tjdft.jus.br/institucional/imprensa/campanhas-e-produtos/direito-facil/edicao-semanal/lei-do-racismo https://www2.camara.leg.br/legin/fed/lei/1989/lei-7716-5-janeiro-1989-356354-publicacaooriginal-1-pl.html


Revision History (3)

Revision by Sky. Correction of information.

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueIllegal in some contextsNo protections
End DateAug 21, 2001Nov 4, 2001
NoteLaw 7.716/1989 criminalizes any form of discrimination based on ethnicity, race, sex, color and age, but does not clearly mention sexual orientation or gender identity.The Brazilian Constitution of 1988 criminalizes any form of discrimination based on ethnicity, race, sex, color and age, but it does not include sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Law 7.716/1989 criminalizes any form of discrimination based on ethnicity, race, sex, color and age, but does not clearly mention sexual orientation or gender identity. The Brazilian Constitution of 1988 criminalizes any form of discrimination based on ethnicity, race, sex, color and age, but it does not include sexual orientation or gender identity.

Revision by Sky. Correction of date, description and sources.

Old Value New Value
Start Date(NONE)Oct 5, 1988
End DateOct 4, 1988Aug 21, 2001

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

Old Value (Original) New Value
Start DateOct 5, 1988(NONE)
End DateJul 1, 2018Oct 4, 1988
NoteMissing housing discrimination protections since 2011.Law 7.716/1989 criminalizes any form of discrimination based on ethnicity, race, sex, color and age, but does not clearly mention sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Missing housing discrimination protections since 2011. Law 7.716/1989 criminalizes any form of discrimination based on ethnicity, race, sex, color and age, but does not clearly mention sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sourceshttps://www.tjdft.jus.br/institucional/imprensa/campanhas-e-produtos/direito-facil/edicao-semanal/lei-do-racismo
https://www2.camara.leg.br/legin/fed/lei/1989/lei-7716-5-janeiro-1989-356354-publicacaooriginal-1-pl.html
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https://www.tjdft.jus.br/institucional/imprensa/campanhas-e-produtos/direito-facil/edicao-semanal/lei-do-racismo https://www2.camara.leg.br/legin/fed/lei/1989/lei-7716-5-janeiro-1989-356354-publicacaooriginal-1-pl.html

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