Topics :: Brazil

Brazilian LGBT Activist, Politician Attacked With Rock

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 26, 2014
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 | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
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 | Saturday Aug 9, 2014
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 | Friday Aug 8, 2014
Ready to ride some waves? Head to Brazil for surf camp, co-hosted by 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 EDGE | 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 Jason St. Amand | 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 Jason St. Amand | 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.