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“Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Occupy Everything Together”: Remembering Brazilian Bisexual Activist and Politician Marielle Franco

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Rio de Janeiro Councillor Marielle Franco, who was assassinated on 14 March 2018 after speaking at an event for the empowerment of Black girls, was a firebrand of a politician, feminist, and human rights activist whose work was deeply informed by her experiences as an Afro-Brazilian Catholic lesbian woman born and raised in the favelas.

Politics + Activism

Billionaire Oil Baron Tillerson Is Out as Secretary of State, Anti-Gay “Traditional Families” Fanboy Mike Pompeo Is In

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In a stunning clinic on how to make a major state decision with global implications with less gravitas and forethought than the finale of The Bachelor, Trump announced yesterday via Twitter that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was being fired and replaced by Mike Pompeo, who has a concerning anti-LGBT record and sounds a lot like Mike Pence!