Jandira Queiroz

Political Research Associates

Jandira Queiroz is a Brazilian queer activist for social justice and sexual rights and a Latin America Fellow for Political Research Associates. Living in Rio since 2008, she spent three years working with Sexuality Policy Watch and has consulted for a number of campaigns and organizations for LGBTQ rights in Latin America and beyond. She is currently contributing to PRA’s research project on how the U.S. Christian Right incites homophobia across the globe. Jandira is an advisor to the Brazilian National Rapporteur for the Right to Sexual and Reproductive Rights, a director of NAMI (Feminist Network of Urban Art), and part of Akahat√°, a Latin America working group formed by activists for sexual rights from a human rights perspective.