As a third-choice goalkeeper, Brenno Costa seldom makes Gremio's matchday squad. And yet, when it comes to Brazilian football, he is a unique player. Out of more than footballers, the year-old remains the only one to have worn the No. That's the number he had on his back when he climbed the stairs at Rio de Janeiro's famed Maracana stadium to sit on the bench as an unused sub during a defeat versus Fluminense at the end of September. It's the shirt players in Brazil have avoided for years. Throughout history, the No. Is it because it is unlucky, or cursed? No, it's because in Brazil, the No. That assumption about the number started with a popular illegal gambling lottery game known as "Jogo do Bicho" "the Animal Game".
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David Sender and Leandro Stecca have been in a relationship for the past seven years, and though they planned on eventually tying the knot, the two men wanted to take their time before getting married. Their leisurely wedding planning came to a halt, however, shortly before far-right Brazilian Congressman Jair Bolsonaro — once considered unelectable due, in part, to his long history of offensive comments — was elected on Oct. The former military captain, who officially takes office on Jan. In other words, there are no approved federal laws that recognize same-sex marriage as a right. According to the investigative journalism group Agencia Publica , Bolsonaro supporters have been responsible for at least 50 politically motivated attacks since early October, just before the first round of presidential voting. The earliest Sender, 31, and Stecca, 43, could plan their wedding was for Jan. Brazil saw a 36 percent jump in same-sex marriages in October compared to September, according to ARPEN, the Brazilian notary association, and that percentage is expected to grow even higher by the end of the year. The two women, both 34, planned to wed in late or but rushed to get married on Dec.
LGBT people in Brazil represent 8. Lesbians comprised 4. The city of Rio de Janeiro has the highest percentage of non-heterosexual males, with
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