By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro has long been considered a popular landing spot for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community; and on Wednesday, September 28th, that reputation was cemented as the Cidade Maravilhosa was named the LGBT community’s favorite beach destination in South America. The honor was announced at the 44th Annual Brazilian Travel Agencies Association (ABAV) International Tourism Fair, Brazil's largest tourism exposition, taking place in São Paulo all week.
Over two hundred representatives and leaders from the LGBT community from across the globe voted . . .