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Brazil Hosts South America's Only LGBT Surf Camp

SPORTS | By EDGE | Aug 8
Ready to ride some waves? Head to Brazil for surf camp, co-hosted by GaySurfers.net and Brazil Ecojourneys.

World Cup Tourists: Get Ready for Price Shock

SPORTS | By Luis Andres Henao | Jun 9
World Cup visitors, welcome to Brazil, land of soccer, sun and sky-high prices.

Tattoos Express Brazilians’ Soccer Love

SPORTS | Jun 4
Tattoos are widely popular in Brazil, where the beach culture and tropical climate make it an ideal place to show off body art. Soccer provides the inspiration for many.

Managing Manaus: World Cup’s Most Exotic City

HEALTH | By Jenny Barchfield | Jun 2
Death by giant snakes, malarial mosquitoes or knife-wielding thieves: If the barrage of blood-soaked headlines in the British tabloids is to be believed, that’s what awaits soccer fans travelling to the most exotic of Brazil’s World Cup host city, Manaus.

Queer Guide to the World Cup

SPORTS | By EDGE | May 16
As the gay capital of South America, Brazil is teeming with opportunities for fun with and without the football, and here are just a few tips for the best LGBT spots in town.

Sao Paulo Skateboard Gang Arrested for Murding Gay Teen

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 3
Sao Paulo police arrested a gang of skateboarders recently who have been accused of killing a gay teenager. Authorities are also linking the group to a series of robberies targeting members of the city’s LGBT community.

Inspired By Tom Daley, Brazilian Diver Comes Out

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 13
Brazilian diver Ian Matos came out as gay Monday, saying he was inspired to make his announcement because of British Olympic diver Tom Daley’s video, which went viral late last year.

World Cup Hotels Costlier Than Olympics in Brazil

By Tales Azzoni | Jan 3
Hotel rooms are expected to cost almost 50 percent more in Rio de Janeiro during the upcoming World Cup soccer tournament than when the city will host the 2016 Olympics.

130 Same-Sex Couples Tie the Knot in Brazil

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 9
One hundred thirty same-sex couples married in a mass wedding at Rio de Janeiro’s Superior Court on Sunday.

Gay Pride Revelers in Brazil Pack Copacabana Beach

PRIDE | Oct 13
Rio de Janeiro’s famed Copacabana beach has been packed with tens of thousands of revelers taking part in the city’s gay pride parade.

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