Rio de Janeiro, Gay Rights, Fashion Rocks, And Brazilian Day In New York

  • Rio de Janeiro is named the world's happiest city by Forbes: "Carnaval is very important- it's the classic image that people have of Rio, and it's an image of happiness."
  • A law criminalizing sexual discrimination has been approved in Florianópolis, just in time for the city's annual Gay Pride parade this coming weekend.
  • Sunday is Brazilian Day in New York.
  • Monday is Independence Day in Brazil, and Sonique bar in São Paulo is hosting another edition of Café com Vodka late in the afternoon.
  • Bb090409 Brazilian Rodrigo Lopes is one of the five finalists on Big Brother UK 10.
  • Check out the gay animation festival taking place in Rio on September 8 and 15.
  • It was about time: the city of São Paulo is developing a website in English catering to gay tourists.
  • Gay marriage is saving marriage in Massachusetts.
  • Madonna and Jesus visit ancient ruins in Jordan.
  • Mariah Carey, Pharrell, Ja Rule, and Brazilian singers Wanessa Camargo and Lulu Santos will be performing at Oi Fashion Rocks next month in Rio.
  • Listen to Carrie Underwood's new single Cowboy Casanova.
  • Leona Lewis' new single Happy is going to be available on iTunes on September 15. The song is produced by Ryan Tedder. Can't wait.
  • Kiehl's is launching an açaí organic skin care line by mid-September.


Monday Sept. 7 is also Brazilian Day in Toronto, Canada!

There are activities on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend for Brazilian Day here in New York. See for more details.

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