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 ...

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 ...