Paulo Iotti is a Brazilian gay activist, lawyer, director of the Group of Lawyers for Sexual Diversity and Gender (GADvS), and member of the Sexual Diversity and Gender Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo. Iotti holds a PhD in Constitutional Law and he is one of the most prestigious experts on LGBTI rights in Brazil. In this video, he talks about the importance of criminalizing homo-transphobia as a crime of racism.
GADvS was founded in 2010 and is mostly composed by top lawyers specialised in LGBTI rights. Its main objective is to use the judicial system to fight against homo-transphobia and guarantee the rights of LGBTI persons.