Being Gay in Rio de Janeiro

Contributed by Sergio Viula Rio de Janeiro has been considered one of the friendliest cities in the world. I reckon it really is, although there is a lot of social injustice, including homophobia here and there. One of the main sources of hate speech is the fundamentalist wing, especially the evangelical one. However, we keep on fighting prejudice and I’m glad to say that our present Governor, Mr. Sergio Cabral, and our Mayor, Mr. Eduardo Paes, have both launched some […]

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