Re: Discussion meeting at fosdem
We talked about theses issues at FOSDEM and it was nice!
I told them we have a LGBTQ+ group that it had offered support for
DC19 organization team.
I'm talking with them about what they could help us, they will keep us
informed about LGBT news in Brazil and about potential concerns for
In general, the elections campaign was the tense period here. After
that we don't have special issues related to foreign people or special
security recommendations (until now).
During the meeting some people asked me about if it will be a problem
wearing specific things as: colorful hair, dark clothes, beard, long
hair, and so on. It's not a problem in Brazil, in fact, it's pretty
About the next steps:
- To send a message inviting people to ask any questions about Brazil
and create a FAQ on the DC19 website with the questions and answers
without identify the person who sent the question (I sent yesterday in
different discuss lists).
- Meeting the LGBT group from Curitiba to start working with them (I
will talk to them personally next week).
- To think about a list of recommendations for people in general (I
think that the questions that people will send could help us in that
Em qua, 13 de fev de 2019 às 23:23, Martín Ferrari <firstname.lastname@example.org> escreveu:
> Hi Adriana,
> Even though I have decided not to go to Brasil because of the political
> climate (plus some personal stuff), I was interested in this discussion
> and I suspect many others are too. Is there anything that can be shared
> from that?
> On 29/01/2019 15:29, Adriana Cássia wrote:
> > Hi all!
> > Rhonda and me are organizing a conversation about how to proceed with
> > respect to safety concerns in Brazil, especially for (visible)
> > LGBTIQA+ people.
> > We will stay on Sunday morning at 10pm at Debian booth at FOSDEM and
> > it will open to all interested in participate.
> > Best regards,
> Martín Ferrari (Tincho)
Adriana C. da Costa