The shame and despair of being called cringe in Brazil

Intergenerational Baiting and Being Cringe in Brazil

Last week, Christian Langkamp highlighted some of the reasons for growing intergenerational tensions in ...

Supporters of sex workers' rights marched in Las Vegas in 2019. AP Photo/John Locher

Internet Expanded Sex Work from Finding Sugar Daddy to Selling Used Panties

More people are getting involved in more types of sex work, especially with the ...

The pandemic blew up some carefully constructed 'polycules.' Bilyana Stoyanovska/EyeEm via Getty Images

It Isn’t Easy Being a Polyamorous in These Times of Pandemic

A few years ago I started conducting interviews with over 100 people about their ...

Sign in Curitiba, Brazil, bus says: "Wear a mask."

How a High-contact Culture Like Brazil Is Coping in a Covid World

Christmas is coming. Like many people around the world, Brazilians envy North Americans for ...

Ever since a 1904 revolt against the smallpox vaccine, Brazil has run extremely successful vaccination programs. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Once Again Brazilians Reject a Vaccine, This Time Led by Their President

The world is eagerly awaiting the release of several Covid-19 vaccines, but Brazilian President ...

People with Covid-10 being buried in collective graves

Resurgence of Covid-19 in Brazil’s Amazon Dashes Hopes of Herd Immunity

The largest city in Brazil’s Amazon has closed bars and river beaches to contain ...

Quarantine may not be fun for everybody

Getting Comfy with Covid-19 in Brazil

I’ve been having an unusual number of birthdays, several a day in fact. It ...