Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

News of popular white singer “coming out” with her partner is big news in Brazil; but why are black lesbians shut out of the media?


Note from BW of Brazil: As the controversy and struggle for gay rights, marriage and recognition continues to make headlines and fuel a hotly contested debate, recently in Brazil, a … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bahia, Brazil: cases of racial discrimination in the Carnival increase by 64%, says study


Although Brazil’s various Carnavals are thought be a week of celebration, joy, excitement and fun, reports have also revealed for many years that these events also provoke many incidents of … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bahia, Brazil: cases of racial discrimination in the Carnival increase by 64%, says study


Although Brazil’s various Carnavals are thought be a week of celebration, joy, excitement and fun, reports have also revealed for many years that these events also provoke many incidents of … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment