Topics :: Brazil
By Stan Lehman | Friday Oct 12, 2012
Brazil is using an indigenous language for the first in a campaign aimed at curbing violence against women and the spread of HIV.
Friday Aug 31, 2012
Brazil’s social security agency has for the first time granted a four-month "maternity" leave for a man in a civil union with another man.
Thursday Aug 30, 2012
Brazil’s anti-AIDS program will be expanded to include at least 35,000 more people, a Health Ministry official said Wednesday.
By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Tuesday Aug 14, 2012
Brazil’s well-heeled socialites swear by them. Legions of slum-dwellers from the country’s hillside "favelas" don them almost every day. Minimum wage earners behind juice bar counters use them, as do newly minted millionaires.
Monday Jun 11, 2012
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians are streaming onto the streets of South America’s biggest city to celebrate gay pride and urge an end to homophobia.
By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Friday Jun 1, 2012
Just how many variations can you spin off the marvel of simplicity that is the bikini? Judging by the options on spectacular display at FashionRio, the Marvelous City’s five-day-long summer 2013 fashion extravaganza, the options are endless.
Friday May 25, 2012
A measure allowing same-sex civil unions passed its first legislative step in Brazil’s Congress, where it has lingered for 16 years.
Saturday May 5, 2012
The Brazilian Tourism Board, Embratur will host the 16th annual São Paulo Gay Pride Parade on Sunday, June 10th, 2012, which is the world’s largest gay pride parade.
Friday Apr 13, 2012
"For 30 years we’ve successfully connected LGBT tourism businesses around the world, and now we’ve created a dynamic website to easily connect LGBT travelers with these gay-welcoming businesses in 89 countries."
Friday Mar 16, 2012
The 29th Annual Global Convention of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association in Florianopolis, Brazil (12-14 April) will honor individuals and companies that have helped to make the world more inviting to LGBT travelers.