Brazil

Don't forget about Brazilian LGBT issues during Rio Olympics coverage

As the 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio this week, GLAAD is calling on media outlets to include the many issues facing the LGBT community in Brazil while reporting on the events

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'Hands' tops iTunes charts in Argentina, Brazil; Orlando tribute a hit in 39 countries

Less than a week into its release, 'Hands' - the Orlando tribute single released by GLAAD and Interscope Reco

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Schoolboys wear skirts to protest fine against transgender girl for wearing female uniform

After a transgender girl was disciplined and fined by her teachers for wearing a skirt to school in Brazil, her fellow classmates wore skirts to protest and support her.

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Snapshots: World Cup, #PridePortraits, Laverne Cox, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD?

Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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July 1, 2014

During World Cup, GLAAD calls for news coverage of anti-trans violence in Brazil

With the media flocking to cover news aside from the World Cup in Brazil, news outlets and publications would do well to keep in mind the brutal situation for transgender individuals in the Roman Catholic nation.

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January 13, 2014

Brazilian diver Ian Matos comes out as gay

Inspired by the British diver Tom Daley, a Brazilian diver Ian Matos came out as gay.

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