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Issues at stake in Brazil’s debate on homosexuality

Brazil’s debate on homosexuality confronts society there with two issues of paramount importance: one is the prevailing conception of what it is to be a human being; the second is the issue of freedom of expression. In addressing these debates in a shallow way, Brazilian media has done a disservice to society, especially to the group most exposed to the news: homosexual men and women who consider their sexual orientation an issue.