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Brazil’s Prez Endorses Civil Unions

More progress from Brazil: Gay couples exist and we must give them legal recognition, the President of Brazil said yesterday. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva also questioned why some politicians oppose gay rights but still take gay people’s taxes and votes. The President said he is in favour of civil unions. “We must stop this hypocrisy because we know they …

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Brazil’s President Denounces Homophobia

Calling opposition to homosexuality a “perverse disease“, Brazil’s President Luiz Lula launched that country’s first ever national convention on LGBT rights. Brazilian President Luiz Lula had the First National Conference of Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, Transvestites and Transsexuals (GLBT), inaugurated by presidential decree, and called for “a time of reparation” in Brazil. Accompanied by six ministers, Lula exhorted all those opposed …

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