LGBTQIA+ parades return to main cities throughout the nation


The São Paulo LGBT Satisfaction Parade, one of many largest on the planet, is being held on 19 June 2022.

After two years when there have been no LGBTQIA+ marches on the streets of Brazilian cities as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, occasions are being held once more from east to west of the nation, from north to south. Thought of one of many largest on the planet and a part of the official calendar of vital occasions within the metropolis, the São Paulo LGBT Satisfaction March is reaching its twenty sixth this yr. City corridor. . The parade takes place throughout LGBT Satisfaction Month and contains gala’s, debates and occasions, such because the Lesbian and Bisexual Parade, which takes place on 18 June on Praça do Ciclista and once more on Avenida Paulista.

With the theme “Vote with pleasure – for a politics that represents”, the overall elections on the finish of the yr promise to be the point of interest of the Parade within the capital metropolis of São Paulo. In accordance with the São Paulo LGBT Satisfaction Parade Affiliation answerable for the occasion, Satisfaction in São Paulo reiterates its dedication to the battle towards prejudice and to in search of representatives who assist constructive public insurance policies and are dedicated to the promotion of human rights.

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Clovis Casemiro, IGLTA Brazil LGBT Tourism Coordinator

Clovis Casemiro, IGLTA Brazil LGBT Tourism Coordinator


Within the 2019 version of the LGBT Parade, the occasion generated BRL 403 million within the economic system of the town of São Paulo, in line with a survey, and noticed a 78% improve in customer numbers in comparison with 2017, the final yr of the research, in line with a survey. The Observatório was additionally constructed by the Secretaria Tourism Municipality.

The survey additionally revealed that with Tourism alone, the monetary motion of the occasion within the pre-pandemic yr exceeded R$313 million. “The São Paulo parade hosts numerous occasions over 4 days occupying resorts, public areas, theaters and exhibitions. On Sunday, the parade took over all companies within the space, not simply Avenida Paulista. And this phenomenon is occurring in different stops of the world comparable to Buenos Aires, Bogota, New York, Paris and Toronto. Subsequently, these are very sturdy actions and are at all times vital for the town when it comes to bringing in vacationers”, explains Clovis Casemiro, coordinator of IGLTA LGBT Tourism Brazil.

The LGBT Satisfaction Parade is the town’s high vacationer attraction, in line with São Paulo’s municipal tourism firm SPTuris. The version with the very best variety of members occurred in 2011 with 4 million folks. It noticed an viewers of between two and three million within the following years.

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Ricardo Gomes, President of the Brazilian LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.

Ricardo Gomes, President of the Brazilian LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.

The influence of LGBT Parades on locations goes past the economic system. In accordance with Ricardo Gomes, President of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and LGBT Tourism, the occasions have the impact of conveying messages of empathy and respect to vacationers and residents. “LGBT parades enable folks to know and respect one another’s proper to exist, that everybody could be who they’re. They contribute in new potentialities, in new methods to like, and by doing it in probably the most pure approach.”

Concerning the prospects for occasions to renew in 2022, Gomes factors out that LGBT vacationers are keen for brand spanking new shops. “LGBT Tourism is of nice significance as a result of LGBT folks had been one of the traveled throughout the pandemic and had been the primary to return to journey. And they also even explored regional excursions, that are the shortest journeys by automobile. Individuals need to find out about new locations, new sights and events. This expertise of discovering new locations is embedded within the way of life of the LGBT group.”


A current survey carried out by the LGBT Tourism Discussion board confirmed that Brazil has probably the most economical capability to develop with tourism on this phase in all of Latin America.

On this situation, Clovis Casemiro attracts consideration to the strengthening of LGBT Tourism basically. “We are able to take it as a phase that has the potential to assist revive tourism. We’re seeing the resumption of cruises for the LGBT group in america and Europe. There are additionally packages for LGBT households, and plenty of locations in Brazil take part, beginning with the stops,” he says.


Regardless of being the biggest LGBT occasion within the nation, São Paulo Satisfaction is not the one one. Brazil hosts over 150 pleasure occasions throughout the nation. Rio de Janeiro is on this checklist by holding an LGBT Parade in Copacabana in September. However the metropolis won’t be not noted of the LGBT Satisfaction Month celebrations. Rio de Janeiro introduced a number of actions in June, together with the Rio de Cores Circuit, which was sponsored for the second yr in a row by the Rio Conference and Guests Bureau and the LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Tourism in Brazil.

Along with strengthening actions that assist range and inclusion, the initiative has 40 organizations, together with resorts, bars, eating places and sights that supply particular advantages to guests. For instance, the Pão de Açúcar Cable Automotive Park will supply a ten% low cost to guests utilizing the code ‘colours’. Lodge Grand Hyatt Rio, Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, Grand Mercure Rio de Janeiro Copacabana and Novotel Rio de Janeiro models have additionally joined the marketing campaign and can supply reductions in addition to free drinks.


Roberta Werner, managing director of Rio CVB

Roberta Werner, managing director of Rio CVB

Collaborating organizations will use specifically painted tiles for the marketing campaign to advertise respect for range. As well as, companions can be inspired to take different measures, comparable to hoisting the rainbow flag or adopting campaign-specific lighting. Such is the case on the resorts Píer Mauá, Museu do Amanhã, Museu de Arte do Rio, Linx Galeão and Prodigy Santos Dumont, which can illuminate the colours of the flag.

“The Rio de Colours Circuit goals to have a good time Rio de Janeiro as one of the wanted locations by LGBTQIA+ folks, whereas emphasizing the significance of adopting actions that promote respect and tolerance, its consumption habits and the wants of this group. On this marketing campaign, we present vacationers that our metropolis is open to range. and we need to spotlight the associates to this trigger”, says Roberta Werner, managing director of Rio CVB.

The Marvelous Metropolis additionally has the LGBT Tourism Expo on July 26 to teach tourism professionals by way of conferences, workshops, discussions and profitable circumstances. “Reflections assist journey businesses, operators, hoteliers and anybody working within the trade broaden the scope of motion, supporting all commerce within the improvement of services and products for LGBT vacationers,” says Alex, director of LGBT Tourism Expo. Bernardes For Casemiro, one of the best ways to serve the LGBT group is to attend LGBT Tourism occasions and gatherings.

“Commerce should study to take heed to and appeal to this viewers, as a result of it’s a loyal viewers. From the second they really feel actually appreciated and welcomed, they may come again, communicate effectively, submit on social networks and lead to an enormous promotion of the vacation spot,” emphasizes Clovis.


Minas Gerais can be a outstanding state on this yr’s calendar. The Uberlândia LGBT Parade can be held on 19 June. In accordance with the group, the 2022 version goals to advertise dialogue and equal rights and inclusive actions. The occasion, which has been working within the vacation spot for 20 years, takes place within the metropolis throughout Variety Week.

Additionally in Minas Gerais, occasions like Miss Brasil Homosexual and Rainbow Fest Brasil take over the town of Juiz de Fora in August. Belo Horizonte’s Satisfaction doesn’t have a selected date but, however assures that it’s in talks with public establishments. As well as, vacationers can get pleasure from many different locations with LGBT occasions in locations like Recife, Salvador, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Santo Antônio do Pinhal, amongst different cities.

Try the principle LGBT parades already sanctioned in Brazil

Boa Vista (RR) – 09/18
Palmas (TO) – 06/26

Maceio (AL) – 26/06
Recipe (PE) – 09/18
Salvador (BA) – 09/11

Aparecida de Goiânia (GO) – 07/17
Brazil (DF) – 07/03
Cuiaba (MT) – 07/1

Campinas (SP) – 26/06
Diadem (SP) – 07/10
France (SP) – 07/24
Italy (SP) – 11/20
Maua (SP) – 27/11
Mogi das Cruzes (SP) – 09/11
Nova Iguaçu (RJ) – 09/18
Madureira Park (RJ) – 09/25
Praia Grande (SP) – 09/11
Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 09/11
Ribeirao Preto (SP) – 08/21
Santos (SP) – 09/25
Sao Paulo (SP) – 06/19
Uberlândia (MG) – 06/19

Curitiba (PR) – 13/11
Florianopolis (SC) – 09/11
Porto Alegre (RS) – 06/05

The foremost Honors on the planet in chronological order are:

Guadalajara, Mexico – 4/6
Venice Seaside, USA – 4/6 and 5/6
Brooklyn, USA – 6/6 – 6/12
Ibiza, Spain – 6/10 – 6/18
Los Angeles, USA – 6/10 – 6/12
Milan, Italy – 6/16 – 7/3
Zurich, Switzerland – 6/17 and 6/18
Chicago, USA – 06.17.2019 – 19.06.2019
Barcelona, ​​Spain – 6/18 – 6/26
Oslo, Norway – 6/18 – 6/28
Lisbon, Portugal – 19/6/26 – 26/06
Berlin, Germany – 6/23
Toronto, Canada – 6/24 – 6/26
Dublin, Eire – 6/25
Paris, France – 6/25
San Francisco, USA – 6/25 and 6/26
Bristol, United Kingdom – 6/25 – 7/10
London, United Kingdom – 7/2
Cologne, Germany – 7/2 – 7/5
Munich, Germany – 7/2 – 7/17
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica – 7/16
Amsterdam, Netherlands – 8/5 – 8/7
Prague, Czech Republic – 8/8 – 14/8
Stockholm, Sweden – 8/7
Copenhagen, Denmark – 8/15 – 8/21
Orlando, USA – 10/15

This text is an integral a part of PANROTAŞ Journal PRINTING 1.523 – CURAÇAO: DOORS OPEN TO TURİZME, through which a particular LGBTravel session is held. The total digital model could be considered under.

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