10th April 2015
Brazillian politician: Let patients choose between gay and straight donor blood 6
11:55 AM — A Congressman in Brazil has come under fire for suggesting that hospital patients should be allowed the choice to reject "gay" blood.
This picture of two women embracing got a lot of attention – but it may surprise you why 14
9:24 AM — An image of two women hugging in public has gone viral, but not for the reasons assumed at first glance.
1st April 2015
Watch: Presenter berates football fan for homophobia live on air 7
4:24 PM — Brazilian ESPN news reporter Gabriela Moreira reprimanded a Palmeiras fan live on air for using a homophobic slur
17th November 2014
Brazil: Thousands attend Pride march to speak out against anti-LGBT murders 4
12:49 PM — Thousands of Brazilians attended Rio de Janeiro's 19th Pride event on Sunday, speaking out against the shocking number of LGBT people who have been murdered in the country.
12th November 2014
Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims 8
1:59 PM — Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
7th October 2014
Brazil: Trans woman shot in face three times on a crowded high street 4
2:35 PM — It has been reported that a transgender woman was murdered in Brazil last week with three shots to the face.
1st October 2014
A shocking number of LGBT people have been murdered in Brazil 9
4:07 PM — At least 216 LGBT people have been murdered in Brazil so far this year.
Brazil: LGBT group launches website listing political candidates who support gay rights
1:29 PM — In the lead up to the Brazilian Presidential election this month, an LGBT group has launched a campaign website to promote awareness of candidates who publicly support gay rights.
29th September 2014
Brazil: Presidential hopeful says gay people ‘need psychological care’ 18
11:36 AM — A Presidential candidate in Brazil overshadowed a live television debate on Sunday with an extended homophobic rant, saying gay people "need psychological care" and should be kept "well away."
26th September 2014
Brazil: Gay politician assaulted with stone to the head 1
4:01 PM — A 25-year-old gay rights activist and politician in Brazil was assaulted with a stone to the head on Wednesday by an unknown man in a moving car.
21st September 2014
Brazil: Schoolboys wear skirts in protest after trans girl fined for wearing female uniform 22
1:36 PM — A group of boys at a Brazil school have donned skirts, after a transgender girl was fined by teachers for wearing the "incorrect" uniform.
11th September 2014
Brazil: Gay teen found murdered with a broken neck and a mouth full of paper 11
3:43 PM — Police in Brazil are investigating whether the death of an 18-year-old was the result of a homophobic hate crime.
31st August 2014
Brazil: Presidential hopeful drops ‘mistaken’ same-sex marriage pledge 12
12:50 PM — A Presidential hopeful in Brazil has dropped a pledge to defend same-sex marriage, and claims it was included in her manifesto by mistake.
25th July 2014
Artist makes dresses out of condoms to raise awareness of HIV 1
6:00 PM — Bringing a whole new meaning to ‘the sheath dress’, a Brazilian artist has created a collection of clothes made completely from expired or damaged condoms.
12th July 2014
GLAAD: FIFA endangers fans by doing nothing about anti-gay slurs at World Cup 3
11:55 AM — Rights groups have called on footballing body FIFA to apologise for failing to tackle the use of gay slurs at the World Cup.
9th July 2014
Pornhub asks users to stop uploading videos of Brazil ‘getting f**ked by Germany’ 4
2:47 PM — Pornhub has pleaded with users to stop uploading clips of Brazilian men "getting f**ked" by Germans in the World Cup.
1st July 2014
Brazil: World Cup protesters mark Stonewall riots anniversary
4:43 PM — Thousands of protesters marched through Rio De Janeiro on Saturday to mark the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.
26th June 2014
Study: LGBT people in Rio more likely to live in poverty
12:37 PM — A new report shows that LGBT people in Rio de Janeiro are more likely to be poor than their heterosexual peers.
23rd June 2014
FIFA to take no action against Mexico for anti-gay World Cup chants 13
5:16 PM — FIFA says it will take no action against Mexico for anti-gay abuse by the team's fans during a World Cup match, because the chants are "not considered insulting".
4th May 2014
Brazil: Activists march for discrimination laws at Sao Paulo Pride
8:24 PM — Rights activists in Brazil are calling for a law to protect against discrimination, as they gather for one of the world's largest pride parades in Sao Paulo.