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Brazil: Will Lawmakers Put Marriage Equality on the Ballot?
Nov 21st, 2013
Brazil lawmakers may send a gay marriage initiative to the ballot.
On Top Magazine reports:
According to Correio Braziliense, the Human Rights Commission of the Chamber of Deputies is considering three proposals related to gay unions.
On Wednesday, the commission approved with little debate asking voters in October: ďAre you for or against same-sex civil unions?Ē The text still needs the... read_more
Brazil: Human Rights Committee Stomps on Human Rights of Gays and Lesbians
Oct 18th, 2013
Brazil has made a mockery of its human rights commission, by putting in the hands of a right-wing pastor.
Gay Star News reports:
Brazil's Congressional Commission on Human Rights and Minorities (CCHRM) has approved an amendment that would protect 'priests [from] being penalized if they refuse to carry out marriages, baptisms and other ceremonies between homosexuals or their children.' If... read_more
Gay Travel: 300K Celebrate Gay Pride in Rio de Janeiro
Oct 14th, 2013
Brazil's second largest Gay Pride Parade attracted roughly 300,000 people to Rio de Janeiro's famed Copacabana beach on Sunday.
Revelers cheered legal victories that effectively allow gay and lesbian couples to marry. Brazil also recognizes the legal marriages of gay couples from outside its borders. Organizers told the AP that the annual party helps raise awareness about safer sex practices and... read_more
Lesbian Travel: Sao Paulo, Brazil's Silver Lining
Sep 15th, 2013
Sao Paulo is the kind of city that locals love to hate; like any metropolis in the world, you'll want to scream during rush hour, complain about the crowds (the population is a little over 11 million), whine about the parking prices and cost of living. However, once you take a deep breath and remind yourself you're in the... read_more
Brazilian Court Says Army Must Recognize Civil Union
Aug 10th, 2013
A court in Brazil is ordering the Army to recognize one couple's civil union. Pink News reports:
The ruling was made by Judge Elio Siquerira, who said that the sergeant and his partner, a computer science student, were entitled to the same rights as straight couples. The benefits they will now be entitled to includes alimony and retirement... read_more
Brazil's Booming, Closeted Gay Travel Market
Jul 7th, 2013
Itís no news that gay men and lesbians travel more, own more homes and cars, spend more on clothes and electronics, and have the largest amount of disposable income of any niche market. According to Community Marketing Inc., a San Francisco-based marketing firm that focuses on providing information about LGBT consumers, they also make up 5% to 10% of the... read_more
Brazil: Gay French Couple Married at Embassy
Jun 13th, 2013
France's new marriage equality law is having a ripple effect halfway around the world. The Advocate reports on a gay couple in Brazil that just married at a French Embassy:
With France having legalized same-sex marriage last month, the first such union of two French citizens outside the nation took place Wednesday in Brazil. French citizens are able... read_more
Brazil: Gay Man Stages Flash Mob to Propose to Partner
Mar 19th, 2013
We love this whole phenomenon - in Brazil, a gay man wanted to propose to his partner. So what better way than a flash mob? Queerty reports:
A nervous Brazilian man enlisted the help of a flash mob to help him propose to his boyfriend. According to a note on the video's YouTube page (at least... read_more