President Jair Bolsonaro’s win was a grave day for Brazilian LGBT individuals. Not only did the former army captain actively come out against LGBT rights, but he’s now going after gender and sexuality education in schools.
(AP) Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders targeting Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration, moving quickly after a campaign in which the far-right leader said he would radically overhaul many aspects of life in Latin America's largest nation.
Jair Bolsonaro, the president of Brazil, was sworn in on January 1. He once said he’d rather have a dead son than a gay one, and he is “homophobic, with pride.”