Gustavo's Brazil

By: Gay.com
7.27.2009

My name: Gustavo
My age: 34
My profession: Psychiatrist
City/town you're reviewing: Curitiba (Brazil)
Relationship status: Single
Sexuality:
Gay

Where is the best public place for a gay person to make out there (or isn't there one)?
There are not specific places... You just have to "feel" the surroundings, and if there are not menacing looking people, go ahead and kiss!

What's the nearest city to "let loose" in, and on what occasion do you go there?
It´s Florianópolis, an island that´s also the capital city of the neighbor state (300km from here), you MUST go there at new year eve´s and carnivals... That´s a mandatory migratory route for gay men in southern Brazil.

Gustavo4 How "out" are you where you live?
I´m out to myself, family, friends and coworkers.

Other than bars or clubs, where to people cruise in your town?  Or don't they?
I´m not much of a cruiser, so I wouldn´t know much... But Barigui park is famous for it.

Are there enough guys to date in your town?  Where do you meet men?
There certainly are, you can find them in bars, clubs, online...

[For single men] When you think of meeting and falling in love with "the one," do you envision the two of you settling down where you currently live?

I certainly do. Curitiba is a nice city to settle down. I believe it´s got one of the best quality of life indexes in Brazil. And it´s not unusual for gay couples to live together in  here.

What do you consider the "most romantic" part of where you live?  Why?  

I believe it´s the cold weather, that makes it ideal for watching a nice movie while making out under the blankets... or for going out for a romantic fondue!

If you could be Mayor of your town for one day, what would be the very first thing you'd want to accomplish or do? 

Well, I´d create a special secretary for gay affairs (no pun intended, ehehhe).

Gustavo1 What are some of the things you love most about your town?

It´s a beautiful city, with many parks to visit. It´s a large town with all the advantages that brings, but people still have some of that small town people charm.

If you had gay friends visiting from out of town for the first time, what are some "must-dos" you'd recommend?

I´d take them sightseeing (wire opera, parks, botanical garden...) and maybe to some night clubs, as James and Box.

Where do the hot boys in your town tend to hang out?
A place called James and Box.

What bar has the cutest/hottest bartenders? (Don't name people's names)
Side Café

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