News + Politics

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

Posted by

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.