WELCOME TO QUEER RIO DE JANEIROFresh info about LGBT Rio, directly from Ipanema!
Enjoy our Carioca hospitality
We don't know, but the fact is that Rio has recently been selected the most popular gay destination in the world by a prestigious LGBT magazine. An estimated 1 out of every 4 foreign tourists coming to Rio are supposedly gay or lesbian.
As Brazilian courtesy demands, we would like to offer you a fresh-brewed As Carioca hospitality demands we would like to offer you cup of Brazilan coffee before we begin our journey. Or an ice-cold açai berry juice, with bit of guarana for that extra energy boost.
What's new in RioThe lastest info about LGBT Rio from us to you!
WE HAVE JUST UPDATED OUR MAPS!
We know other websites will copy our lists soon, but we also offer reviews, maps with directions - and a listing of parties on our newsfeed! Check out the new and improved listings of Queer Dance Clubs, and LGBTQ-friendly bars and cafés. We welcome your suggestions!
summer love in RIO
Well, summer is as high season as it gets, and we are on Carnaval mode The whole city is a party. The beach is way less crowded on weekdays, the sun does not quit. Enjoy the day ans Rio's party scene with our tips!
pre-carnival festivities in rio
Carnaval in Rio started two weeks ahead, with the first parade of Banda de Ipanema. On the follwing Saturday there was Simpatia é Quase Amor, equally fabulous. Enjoy street festivities, parties, the beach, and all Rio has to offer. Post-Carnaval is also less pricey.
Carnaval 2014 planner
The renovated Sambodromo is a success, and now acoustics have improved remarkably. Vila Isabel was the Champion in 2013. Let us help you with tips about the best street festivities, balls, parties and the Samba Parade! We have been doing this since 1996!
The Queer Guide to the Party People
We have a portal to Rio de Janeiro especially for the LGBTQ community, not a secret. They deserve it and I publish whatever I want. The page on Facebook A Queer Guide to Night Life in Rio, celebrates diversity!
We do this on purpose. If you are prejudiced, why would we send you to parties promoted by friends? We only suggest what we would do, this is a biased authoral website. Our posts are chosen our discretion. Thank you!
Like www.ipanema.com on Facebook
We have just launched our page on Facebook! Instead of offering a replica of our website, we are creating new content, posting original collections of fresh photos...
If you are looking for a Rio cover photo for your FB page, download one of our FB ready images for free, If you are already logged on to Facebook, just click and like! Like us with your profile or professional page. Keep connected! It is good for both of us.
Follow the author on Facebook
The author of websites www.ipanema.com and www.riogayguide.com has a personal page on Facebook. You are welcome to follow the public posts. He is not a public person, but his posts are somewhat interesting. Posts are mostly in English, sometimes in Portuguese, German, or French. Fruitcake alert!
LGBT Pride in Copacabana
What may be the world's most scenic Gay Pride Celebration will happen on October 13, 2013. Hotels usually charge regular rates. Enjoy our photos and videos of previous events,
NEW YEAR'S EVE IN RIO
The holiday season will soon bagin in Rio. The fireworks festival in Copacabana is on December 31. Big parties start on December 27! Our legendary party planner is online soon. Hotels alredy have openings!
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