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Brazil President Meets Youth Representatives

Friday Jun 28, 2013
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to open new channels of dialogue with Brazil’s youth, including student and labor unions and gay rights groups.

Protesters Gather in Brazil Despite Concessions

By Bradley Brooks and Jenny Barchfield | Friday Jun 21, 2013
Demonstrators took to the streets once again across Latin America’s biggest country in a new wave of protests that have mobilized hundreds of thousands of people denouncing poor public services and government corruption.

Brazil Lawmakers OK Bill For Treatment of Gays

Wednesday Jun 19, 2013
A Brazilian congressional human rights committee on Thursday approved legislation that would allow psychologists to treat homosexuality as a disorder or pathology.

Brazil Party Challenges Ruling on Gay Marriage

Tuesday May 21, 2013
A conservative party is challenging a judicial ruling that requires all of Brazil’s notary publics to register same-sex civil unions as marriages if couples request it.

Brazilian Notaries Must Register Gay Unions as Marriages If Requested

Tuesday May 14, 2013
Brazilian notary publics must register same-sex civil unions as marriages if the couple requests it, the country’s National Council of Justice said Tuesday.

Brazil Allows in Vitro for Gay Couples

Friday May 10, 2013
Brazil is guaranteeing homosexual couples’ right to access assisted fertilization.

The Best of São Paulo in 72 Hours

By Dan Allen | Friday Mar 29, 2013
A whirlwind tour of this bustling Brazilian city reveals a feast for the eyes - from gorgeous men and women to world-class museums and shopping that will require an extra suitcase for the flight home.

Brazil’s Beauty Boom

By Juliana Barbassa | Friday Feb 22, 2013
Looking good has always been serious business in Brazil. Now it’s big business, too. A flush new middle class is dropping major cash on designer shampoos, lotions and cosmetics, rapidly turning this country into a beauty industry powerhouse.

Lagerfeld to Design Shoes for Brazil’s Melissa

Friday Dec 28, 2012
Karl Lagerfeld is teaming up with Brazilian footwear label Melissa, known for its colorful plastic shoes.

Brazil to Begin Tracking Numbers of HIV Cases

Friday Dec 28, 2012
Brazilian health officials say doctors will be required to notify authorities of every HIV case in the nation.