President Jair Bolsonaro has exacerbated the anti-LGBTQ+ climate in Brazil, activists say.
The Brazilian rapper was only 23.
Brazilians need to stop acting like "f-gs" in response to COVID-19, the president said Tuesday.
The homophobic politician has been resistant to mask-wearing but has now tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The South American nation's supreme court has overturned the ban.
Jair Bolsonaro is attempting to discredit the World Health Organization in the midst of a health crisis.