TO: Brazil's Supreme Court

You will soon decide if Congress must approve a law to protect LGBT+ Brazilians from discrimination and if sexual orientation and gender identity should be included in the existing law that prohibits discrimination based on race, ethnicity, nationality, and religion.

We ask you to stand with LGBT+ Brazilians again, as you've done more than once in the past, to protect them from hate and violence.

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UPDATE – 16 April 2019: The Supreme Court has set a date for the vote to continue: 23 May 2019. Let's get to 1 million signatures before then!


UPDATE – 21 February 2019: After four days of discussions (and four votes in favor of criminalization!), the Supreme Court decided to put the trial on hold – they're resuming it on May 23. We'll be there, keeping up the pressure until a final decision is reached.


UPDATE – 14 November 2018: Brazil's Supreme Court has postponed today's hearing to February 13. And yesterday, we delivered more than 210,000 signatures to the Court, asking them to protect LGBT+ Brazilians. 

Ana and Leandro, All Out staff in Brazil, stand front of Brazil's Supreme Court.
The sign says "212,217 people say no to discrimination against LGBT+ people", in Portuguese.


Brazil recently elected Jair Bolsonaro as their next President. This is a man who once said he "would rather have a dead son, than a gay one."

During the election, Bolsonaro's supporters started to feel empowered by the hate and division promoted by his campaign and violence against LGBT+ people and other minorities escalated across the country. Two women were murdered and one beaten, just for being trans. A man was murdered in his apartment for being gay. Many others were verbally and physically attacked by Bolsonaro supporters.

But, before Bolsonaro takes office in January, there's a major opportunity to make it much harder for this hate to harm LGBT+ Brazilians.

On 14 November, Brazil's Supreme Court will decide if discrimination against LGBT+ people should be a crime in the country. All Out is mobilising people in and outside of Brazil to show the Supreme Court that the entire world is looking to them to do the right thing.

Will you add your name and call on Brazil's Supreme Court to protect LGBT+ Brazilians?

This campaign is being run in conjunction with ABGLT, GADvS, and Beta.

Published: 02 November 2018

This is a campaign of the All Out Action Fund, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization.