Rio de Janeiro News and Stories

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The Ultimate 2018 Pride Calendar: 100 International Celebrations of the LGBTQ Community

Our ultimate pride calendar features 100 international LGBTQ pride events happening all over the world this upcoming year

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This Brazilian Drag Queen’s Inclusion in a Coca-Cola Contest Has Conservatives Feeling Fizzy

A Brazilian drag musician named Pabllo Vittar reportedly has conservatives angry over her inclusion in a Coca-Cola Brazil promotional contest

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Winter Olympics Officials Order a Record-Breaking Number of Condoms for Hot Athlete Sex

The number of Winter Olympics condoms has set a new world record compared to previous Winter Games, but how about compared to the Summer Games?

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The Many Faces of Rio de Janeiro: Bright Colors, Exposed Flesh, LGBTs Fighting the System

The flesh-baring muscle boy from Ipanema has become a symbol of gay Rio, but under the surface is a homophobic society requiring discretion from LGBTs

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Jair Bolsonaro Considers Himself Brazil’s Donald Trump, and He Could Be the Country’s Next President

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro is homophobic, sexist, pro-torture and generally awful — just like Donald Trump — and like Trump, he may win the presidency

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Lady Gaga Hospitalized, Cancels Performance at Rock in Rio

Lady Gaga has cancelled her performance at Rock in Rio after being hospitalized due to “severe physical pain” that is preventing her from performing

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Hornet City Guides
The Hornet Guide to Gay Rio de Janeiro

From sandy beaches to Christ the Redeemer to its warm, laid-back culture and sey locals, gay Rio has long been a top tourist attraction for LGBTs

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Watch This Brazilian Boy Break the Internet With a Grocery Basket of Dance Moves

We talk to Rafael, the man behind Brazil’s newest viral video — a sexy, funny, dance-filled tour of one of Rio de Janeiro’s grocery stores

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Brazilian Trans Women Are Fighting Against Violence with Deadly Martial Arts

Brazil’s trans women are tired of the high amount of transphobic violence in Rio de Janeiro, so they’re practicing a deadly martial art to fight back!

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The Hottest #HornetGuys Are in Rio de Janeiro!

Hornet has the sexiest guys in Rio de Janeiro, and they just want to meet you — here are five of our favorites.

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