“Brazil can’t be the country of gay tourism,” said President Jair Bolsonaro during a meeting with journalists last month. “We have families here.”
Well, Mr. President, that ship is sailed.
According to Gaydar Nation, an LGBTQ-related website created by consultancy firm QSoft, Brazil is one of the top 10 spots for LGBTQ tourism. The country hosts a plethora of events marketed directly at the community, including several New Year and Carnival parties.