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Mark Ruffalo Withdraws Support for Brazilian Candidate Over LGBT Views

INTERNATIONAL | 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

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

INTERNATIONAL | 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

INTERNATIONAL | 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

HIV/AIDS | 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

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.

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