About Muri

Born and raised in gorgeous Rio de Janeiro, Muri Assunção moved to New York City in 1995 and has lived in Manhattan’s gayest zip codes ever since. 

When he’s not writing about LGBTQ issues (both serious and pop) he teaches cycling and interval training classes in some of the city’s most fabulous gyms, where he is known for playing addictive House Music. 

He’s a Master’s candidate at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Arts & Culture concentration. He’s written for towleroad.comNY Yoga + Life Magazine and the Mott Haven Herald.