Jair Bolsonaro

About 40 gay couples got married in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, tying the knot partly out of fear that the new administration of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro could restrict same sex marriage after his inauguration on 1 January 2019.
What Trump instinctively understands – just as do all populists from Bolsonaro to Erdoğan, Salvini, Orban, Xi and Putin – is that fear wins over facts
Europe, Canada and Australia must speak out against any lurch towards fascism and homophobia must be met with condemnation and sanctions
A spirit of internationalism in disability politics needs to take hold in order for disabled people to provide a united front against attacks on their lives and dignity
It may be a country far away, and a political landscape that most of us are largely unaware of, but it is vital that we stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters across Brazil terrified about what the dawn may bring
"Brazil's Trump" is a far-right congressman who praises dictators. He's also a lesson in how modern democracies can crumble.
Right-wing candidate, Jair Bolsonaro has won Brazil’s presidential election with 55.1% of the vote. He will be sworn in on the first day of 2019.
As Brazilians head to the polls to elect their next president, Social Liberal Party candidate and ultra-conservative Jair Bolsonaro leads several points ahead of Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad.
The presidential candidate has voiced his hatred of gay men, pregnant women, black people and Brazil’s indigenous populations
The five things you need to know about politics today