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LGBT Rights in Brazil

Homosexual activityLegal Since 1988
Same-sex marriageLegal Since 2013
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts Since 1988
Equal age of consentEqual Since 1940

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Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro

Beachfront luxury. Great design.

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Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro : 5-star

Mar Ipanema Hotel, Rio de Janeiro
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Mar Ipanema Hotel

Good budget option. Good for shopping.

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Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro : 3-star

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Belmond Copacabana Palace

Iconic art-deco glamour. Luxury amenities.

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Rio de Janeiro : 5-star

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high fashion, fine dining and sandy beaches

iconic gay popular district in Centro, filled with nightlife

About Gay Rio De Janeiro

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Rio De Janeiro is one of the most exciting cities in the world and it has an amazing gay scene. It’s a seaside city fringed with great beaches, including Ipanema and Copacabana. Christ the Redeemer presides over the city on Mt Corcovado.

Every year, Rio De Janeiro hosts the world’s biggest carnival. It’s a pretty wild party and it’s very camp. Rio is unique. It’s cast a spell for many years. It’s one of those cities you have to see at least once in a lifetime. Rio is also distinguished by its eerily beautiful inhabitants.

Gay Parties & Events in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro Today

Sirikutico - themed night

 | La Cueva (Bar & Disco)

POPeria - Pop Party

 | TV Bar

Sexta Basica

 | Galeria Cafe

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La Cueva, rio

La Cueva (Bar & Disco)

La Cueva is Copacabana’s oldest gay bar, having been founded in 1964. The bar and disco is a...

lapa rio de janeiro

Lapa 40°

A popular gay bar in the lively samba district of Lapa, in the Northern Centro of Rio. Music here...

The week rio

The Week Rio

Rio’s biggest and best gay dance club. The Week is an absolute giant, in fact they claim to...

Famre beach, rio

Farme Gay Beach

Farme Gay Beach, getting its name from Rua Farme de Amoedo, a high street through Ipanema filled...

Copacabana Beach, rio

Copacabana Bolsa Beach

Praia de Bolsa is a beach frequented by many transgender women from across Rio, and their admirers....

Lions Club Rio

The largest gay sauna in Rio de Janeiro. Set across four floors. The complex is also a nightclub...

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Things To Do in Rio de Janeiro

With the excitement and legacy of the 2016 Olympics, Rio De Janeiro continues to welcome millions of tourists every year. Read more

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A Gay Guide to Rio De Janeiro

Rio De Janeiro is a vibrant and exciting gay destination, known worldwide for its pristine sandy beaches, annual carnival and stunning landscape. Read more

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