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Brazil: Gay Brazilian governor eyes presidency

Brazil: Gay Brazilian governor eyes presidency

Gay Brazilian governor and presidential hopeful, Eduardo Leite, said he expects to encounter anti-LGBT+ rhetoric, as he bids to unseat President Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right firebrand, who once described himself as a “proud homophobe”. Leite, 36, who is governor of the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, came out on television last week, leading rivals […]