divercitizens report

Overview of the current scenario of the LGBTQ+ population in Brazil, based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

Goal 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere.

Difficult access to social assistance programs and the labor market: difficulty in finding formal jobs and discouraging entrepreneurship, due to prejudice.

Goal 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Difficult access to public physical and mental health services, especially treatment and prevention of HIV-AIDS and other STDs, in addition to the difficulty of accessing a safe transition for transgender people.

Goal 4 - Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning

Difficult access to formal education and the existence of a high LGBTQ+ students’ school evasion, due to the discrimination faced in schools and universities (homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying).

Goal 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Inequality of opportunities for women, whether cis, trans or non-binary, in the most varied social, political and economic spheres.

Goal 10 - Reduce inequality within and among countries

Lack of guarantee of the continuity and expansion of civil rights already accomplished .

Goal 11 - Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Constant life threatening, given the existence of LGBTQphobic groups, and often due to LGBTQphobia suffered in the house itself, making many LGBTQ+ people to leave their homes and look for shelters or be homeless.

Goal 16 - Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies

Absence of National anti-LGBTQophobia laws and lack of training of police, security services and criminal justice system to deal with hate crimes and discrimination against LGBTQ+ people

All Goals

Prejudice and explicit discriminatory actions from different social classes

public policies for LGBTQ+

Public policies for LGBTQ+ population included in the Government Plans of the candidates for President which will run the 2018 elections in Brazil.