The Biden administration plans to teach more than two dozen “trans activists” in Brazil how to speak English as part of its partnership with a radical advocacy group that claims “every cis person is transphobic.”
The State Department program is in coordination with Brazilian transgender activist group ANTRA and Georgetown University. The organizers have “selected 26 trans community activists from across Brazil” to participate in the “14-week-basic English course,” the U.S. embassy in Brazil announced on Monday.
According to the U.S. embassy, the “goal of the course is to provide the participants with English-language skills to communicate and advocate for their community” and to “increase their chances of entering the job market.”
A lack of English skills “prevents many trans activists [in Brazil] from engaging in a wide range of activities as well as from accessing global information related to trans issues,” State Department official Maria Snarski said in the announcement. “We