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Brazil Hosts South America's Only LGBT Surf Camp

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Aug 8, 2014
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 | Monday Jun 9, 2014
World Cup visitors, welcome to Brazil, land of soccer, sun and sky-high prices.

Tattoos Express Brazilians’ Soccer Love

Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
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

By Jenny Barchfield | Monday Jun 2, 2014
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

By Matthew Wexler | Friday May 16, 2014
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

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Feb 3, 2014
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

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Jan 13, 2014
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 | Friday Jan 3, 2014
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

By Robert Nesti | Monday Dec 9, 2013
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

Sunday Oct 13, 2013
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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