Discrimination isn’t two dimensional. Rebecca Religare is a black woman in Brazil – and a lesbian. Here, she reflects on how the fight against homophobia is wrapped up in the broader fight against all forms of discrimination – including sexism and racism.
Some lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people are particularly vulnerable to exclusion and hate crimes because they also face discrimination due to their age, gender, ethnicity, disability or other factors. In this video, Rebecca Religare, a LGBTI activist from the Brazilian LGBTI organization Corpolítica, talks about how she fights the intersecting forms of discrimination she faces – as a woman, a person of color and a lesbian.