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gay kiss

Millions of people have complained about the photo of a gay kiss at Brazil’s second most popular tourist spot, but the man in charge of photography says he has no intentions to remove the image. Sugar Loaf Mountain is second only to Christ the Redeemer in Brazil’s list of tourist attractions and million visit annually, according to The Intercept. Recently, many visitors have been offended to see the image of two men kissing at the front lobby of the establishment. When you...
Dan Reynolds

Reynolds has spoken about regretting preaching against homosexuality as a young Mormon missionary. Dan Reynolds waved the Pride flag at an Imagine Dragons show Saturday, during the Lollapalooza Brazil Festival at Sao Paulo’s Interlagos Racetrack. https://twitter.com/j_spacebreather/status/978041903701774336?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fdan-reynolds-shirtless-concert%2F03%2F2018%2F The 30-year-old singer-songwriter has made LGBT rights his cause in recent years: The new documentary Believer charts his journey from young Mormon missionary to rock star to LGBT ally and advocate. Reynolds was raised LDS and, for two years in Omaha, “knocked thousands of doors” telling...
gay kiss

... or is it? Talk about doing daring things for love. Traveler and filmmaker Enrique Alex recently went to Brazil and while there, took a shot of this very romantic — and dangerous — kiss. The location is Pedra do Telégrafo on the south-eastern coast of Brazil and not far from Rio de Janeiro. It’s one of the most famous photo spots in the world for tourists and locals alike. Offering stunning views of the ocean and terrain of Brazil, there can...
Candlelight Vigil

Watchdog group Grupo Gay de Bahia reports a 30% increase in homicides attributed to homophobia or anti-gay violence. A new report indicates that anti-LGBT violence has reached a record high in Brazil. According to Grupo Gay de Bahia reported, there were 387 homicides attributed to homophobia or anti-gay violence in 2017, a staggering 30% increase from the 327 reported in 2016. (The report also listed 58 suicides in the same time period.) Brazil is often seen as one of the most gay-friendly...
brazil

Alexandre's death brings the rate of LGBTI murders in Brazil to more than one a day The charred body of a gay, homeless, man of color was found in a Brazil parking lot earlier this week. The rate of LGBTI murders in Brazil now exceeds one per day. Alexandre was known to locals in the major city of Sao Paulo as a friendly person. He was sleeping in an abandoned structure when it was set ablaze earlier this week. His charred remains...
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How did all these stars get into a Brazil Pride video? Probably from just listening to the artist tell Brazil's LGBTQ story. “This project is more necessary than ever before, as Brazil's the country with the highest LGBTQ+ murder rate in the world and there are no laws criminalizing hate crimes against LGBTQ+ people in Brazil,” Yann said in a press release. (ontopmag.com) The artist's new single IGUAL which means Equal, has cameos by the likes of Britney Spears, Boy George,...
Body Electric

We speak with filmmaker Marcelo Caetano. With his film Body Electric (Corpo Eletrico), filmmaker Marcelo Caetano immerses us in the day-to-day life of people who live in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. Elias is a handsome young deputy manager in a garment factory in São Paulo. When he’s not working, he enjoys casual encounters in the big city. The arrival on the factory’s production line of a young African, Fernando, piques his interest and Elias finds himself increasingly drawn into...
GayCureSocial

Brazil has re-legalised so-called “gay cure therapy” as a judge deemed homosexuality to be a “disease”. Judge Waldemar Claudio de Carvalho overruled a 1999 resolution by the Federal Council of Psychology which prohibited the treatment of homosexuality by psychologists. The federal judge in Brasília ruled in favour of a psychologist whose license was revoked for practising “conversion therapy”. Evangelical Christian Rozangela Justino had her license stripped in 2016 after she advised patients to seek religious guidance to “cure” their homosexuality, which Justino...
Bruno_Brazil

Brazil has had marriage rights for LGBTIs since 2013. LGBTIs in Brazil are fortunate to have many of the same legal protections available to non-LGBTI people. Even so, Bruno was nervous about coming out to his family. So much that he feared being kicked out of his home by his own relatives. His family’s reaction to his coming out will surprise you. Watch his story below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLEccUahmzcVD3oun1fIfLRxTo7j05kToh&v=nVQTLBXZDzQ Micro Rainbow’s mission is to create tools, programs, and policy recommendations that enable LGBTI people to...
Jonas

RIP Jonas Correia dos Santos A gay teen was shot and killed in Brazil on Monday night (27 March). Jonas Correia dos Santos was killed in the village of Chá do Pai Gonçalo, in the eastern Brazilian state of Alagoas. He was just 18 years old. According to Brazilian media, he is the third gay man to be killed in the state in 2017. So far, authorities have not named a suspect in the crime. They have also not said whether it is being treated...
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Brazil’s first openly gay mayor has tied the knot with his partner of 13 years. Edgar de Souza, mayor of the small Brazilian city of Lins, married his partner Alexsandro Luciano Trindade in front of 300 friends and family on Saturday 4 March. According to CNN, de Souza said of the wedding: “It wasn’t supposed to be a political act, it was a ceremony for us. We waited long enough! But of course, it was also political. “It’s the first time in...
gym

Are you ready for a very hot post today? Be sure we are going to share with you some pics of Instaguys who will astonich you with their muscle bodies, strong legs and hard like stones biceps! Who looks better then male gymnasts? Only gymnasts from Brazil. They are lovely, they are brave, they are hunky, they are sporty. Just have a look at the Instaphotos of some of these sportsmen. The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio on August 5, and we caught...
TDOR

Statistics: about 81 transgender people were beaten and murdered around the world this year. This is the number of the victims whose deaths were reported. But there are some deaths that remained unreported. Today it is the 16th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. The first remembrance event was organized by Gwendolyn Ann Smith in Allston, Massachusetts to commemorate a trans woman of color, Rita Hester, who was killed in 1998. Every year the number of trans people murders grows extremely rapid worldwide. People need...

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Pass the popcorn! Love, Simon, is the first teen movie with a gay protagonist to be released wide by a major studio, but it is...

The 2018 Oscars race has begun. The trailer for the gay conversion drama, Boy Erased, is finally here, and grab some tissues because it is...