Kaito is a Brazilian queer artist-activist, a first-year PhD student in Cultural Anthropology, and a Fulbright-CAPES scholar at the University of Oregon. His artistic and academic works focus on LGBTQ+ activism, decoloniality, visual anthropology, gender, sexuality, and race. Since 2015, he investigates social movements of mothers of LGTBQ+ people who denounce human rights violations in Brazil. In his PhD dissertation, he intends to develop a multimodal ethnography examining how activist-mothers are confronting the violence, inequity, and vulnerability in the everyday lives of LGBTQ+ people in Brazil. Before starting his doctorate, he worked as a teacher of Journalism at Faculdade Sul-Americana, in his hometown Goiânia. Kaito is a member of the US Network for Democracy in Brazil and an Editoral Intern at the American Ethnological Society and the American Ethnologist.