Luciano Pereira

Biographical note

Sociologist and Political Scientist by the School of Sociology and Politics of São Paulo, Master and Doctorate in Education by the Graduate Program in Education of the Faculty of Education of the Federal University of Pelotas – PPGE / FaE / UFPel / Brazil. She is a CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel) and holds a PhD in the CEIED / Institute of Education / ULTH / Portugal in PDSE (Doctoral Program Sandwich Abroad).

Areas of academic and scientific interest

  • Education
  • Gender
  • Sexuality
  • Homophobia
  • Teaching work
  • Teachers’ unions
  • LGBT policies
  • Human rights
  • Feminisms

Individual doctoral project

LGBT + Policies in Workers’ Unions in Education
Professor Márcia Ondina Vieira Ferreira
Professor Rosa Serradas Duarte


This research proposal is located in the field of syndicalism studies and teaching work, having as a research theme the development of LGBT + policies in Unions of Workers in Education. It presents as a research question / problem the following question: “How do education workers’ unions incorporate discussions about sexualities and gender identities and to what extent do these discussions reach union policies and influence the configuration of teaching work? “Its objective is to investigate the work of the CPERS Syndicate / RS and the APP Syndicate / PR regarding the development of LGBT policies within its institutions and the repercussions of these actions for the configuration of the teaching work. The theoretical framework is anchored in studies on gender, sexuality, educational policies and teacher unionism. The methodological approach proposed for this study is qualitative research of an exploratory nature. As for the instruments of data collection, the semi-structured interview and analysis of documents produced by the surveyed entities were chosen. For the analysis of the data and interpretation of the results we opted for the thematic analysis of content anchored in the studies of Bardin (1977), and analysis of documents in Cellard (2008).

Keywords: Sexual orientation; Gender identity; LGBT policies; Teaching syndicalism; Teaching work