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Trans Woman Murdered in Brazil, Shot 3 Times in Face

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 7
Police say that a Brazilian transgender woman was murdered last Wednesday after being shot three times in the face. This incident comes not long after it was reported that 216 LGBT people in Brazil have been murdered so far this year.

Report: 216 LGBT Related Murders in Brazil in 2014

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 2
There have been 216 LGBT related murders in Brazil this year.

Mark Ruffalo Withdraws Support for Brazilian Candidate Over LGBT Views

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 1
Actor Mark Ruffalo took to his Tumblr Monday to alert his followers that he's withdrawing his support for Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva over her opposition to same-sex marriage.

Fight For Growing Pentecostal Vote in Brazil

Oct 1
Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists are political power brokers.

Brazilian LGBT Activist, Politician Attacked With Rock

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 26
A young LGBT activist and politician in Brazil was reportedly attacked, with a stone hurled at his head Wednesday by an unknown man in a moving car.

Brazilian Gay Teen Found Dead With Broken Neck

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 11
An openly gay teen from Brazil was found dead Wednesday as a result of what is believed to be an anti-gay attack.

HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Aug 9
Even as HIV infection rates have begun declining in many other places, cases have been slowly rising in Brazil - with the sharpest jump among youths 15 to 24.

Brazil Hosts South America's Only LGBT Surf Camp

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

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

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.

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