Prosecutor Calls on Supreme Court to Open Homophobia Inquiry Against Education Minister

The Prosecutor General Office's (PGR) initiative came from the Deputy Prosecutor General and is based on statements made by the Minister in an interview.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Deputy Prosecutor General Humberto Jacques de Medeiros requested the opening of an inquiry against the Minister of Education, Milton Ribeiro, for homophobia, after statements he made in an interview with Estadão, in which he exonerates the portfolio of liability for the return to school in the country and ascribes homosexuality of youths to "dysfunctional families".

In the interview, the Minister stated that he would revise the basic education curriculum and promote changes in Sex Education. According to him, the subject is often used to encourage gender discussions. "And it is not normal. The option one . . .

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