They called themselves "Mulheres Rodadas," which loosely translates as women who have been around. The revelers complained on Wednesday of the double standard that shames women who've had many past sex partners and praises men for the same thing. Organizer Deborah Thome says the idea was born after a man shared on social media a message saying he didn't deserve a woman with multiple past sex partners, sparking outrage among feminists in Brazil. The street party is among around Rio de Janeiro has seen and one of the last as Carnival draws to an end.
Brazil: Carnival isn’t all about sex – The Denver Post
By Angus MacSwan. Revellers from the Mangueira do Amanha children's samba school dance during their Carnival parade in the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro February 1, Crowds gathered in the historic hilltop district of Santa Teresa for one of the most popular binges, the Bloco das Carmelitas. Elsewhere, bars and cafes overflowed onto the streets as the beat of samba drums rose above the throng. Many of the revelers in Santa Teresa wore hats shaped liked condoms -- distributed as part of a campaign to promote safe sex and prevent the spread of sexually transmitted disease. The government has handed out
Brazil cracks down on child sex trade for Carnival
A report in Britain s The Guardian newspaper that American soldiers are looking to Rio for rest and recreation especially sex tourism prompted many Brazilians to say that the gringos have it all wrong. Despite all the jiggling, sweating flesh on display Saturday, Brazilians say the annual spectacle which is expected to draw , revelers through Tuesday isn t all about sex. It is, they say, a celebration of the body, closer in the spirit to the Olympics than a strip bar. If there were any U.
The mere idea that U. A report in Britain's It is, they say, a celebration of the body, closer in the spirit to the Olympics than a strip bar. If there were any U. But for those looking for companionship at carnival, opportunities seemed to abound.