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Selected as the most popular gay destination in the world, gay Rio de Janeiro takes beach culture to a whole new level. With its year-round warm temperature and breathe-taking landscape, Rio has become the hallmark of gay beach travel. Experience Rio's popular Copacabana, the shopping, and the festivals that transport you to a place that moves at its own pace. We know the best places to eat, sleep, drink, and repeat so you don’t miss anything on your gay Rio de Janeiro adventure.

Coveted: Andreas Diofebi Rio Tank

It’s a colorful tribute to the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Check Out These 36 Out Olympians Before Rio

Regardless of the country they represent, we're on their team.

 The Olympics Opens the Door to More Trans Athletes

The Olympics Opens the Door to More Trans Athletes

New guidelines removes the requirement of surgery for transgender Olympic athletes.

In Bed With Brazil's Francisco Lachowski

The Brazilian model takes over Vogue Hommes ' Instagram

From Rio: Brazilian Actors Prove a Kiss Between Men Remains a Political Act

Actors Bruno Gagliasso and João Vicente de Castro, both straight, kissed one another on live TV to show there's nothing wrong with 'showing our affection and love' for other men.

PHOTOS: For Pride We Go to Rio

While in the U.S. Pride cools down, below the equator, it is sizzling.

Four of the Best Cafes to See (and Be Seen In)

Whether in New York of Vienna, there's always time for coffee.

Rio de Janeiro to Allow Transgender Inmates Choice in Prisons

The change could benefit more than 700 people.

PHOTOS: What Pride Looks Like in a Rio Favela

The Complexo de Alemao favelo in Rio de Janeiro hosted a colorful Pride celebration on Sunday that could only happen in Brazil.

Out Traveler Award Winner: Hottest Gay Beach

We nominated, you voted, and now we have a winner for Hottest Gay Beach.

Out Traveler Award Winner: Sultriest Place on Earth

We nominated, you voted, and now we have a winner for Sultriest Place on Earth.

PHOTOS: Let's Go to Rio (Pride)

Famous for hosting one of the biggest, wildest, and least-dressed Pride celebrations in the world, Rio has kept its cred as home of the most spectacular Pride.

A Perfect Day in Rio

Designer Alejandro Ingelmo's choice spots in one of his go-to destinations.

Rio de Janeiro Officially Promotes Gay Tourism

They're not only officially promoting gay tourism in Rio, they are leading with some of the assets we gay visitors find so intriguing.

Tour of the Week: Rio with Orpheus Travel

It may seem a long way away, but tours to Rio for New Year's -- one of the sexiest and hottest gay events on the calendar -- get booked up fast.

Tour of the Week: New Years in Rio with Zoom Vacations

New Years in Rio de Janeiro has been firmly established as a popular gay high holiday. Every year, thousands of gays and lesbians from the U.S. (and many other countries) flock here to ring in the new year.