Ciro de Lima graduated from the Universidade Sao Francisco in Sao Paulo Brazil. He has lived in England for over twenty years, where he also studied translation and interpretation at Goldsmiths College. He was responsible for the production of Minhoca, a magazine written specifically for members of the Brazilian LGBTQIA+ community and friends. He is a regular contributor to the magazine bbmag in print and online, where you can see his articles in English. He is also involved in black gay community events in the UK and abroad.