Born and raised in gorgeous Rio de Janeiro, Muri has lived in Manhattan's gayest zip codes for over two decades. He received a master's degree in journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2016, and he writes about arts, culture and the all things LGBTQ. Bylines include VICE.com, INTOmore.com, MensJournal.com, Pastemagazine.com, Towleroad.com and NY Yoga + Life Magazine. He thinks Madonna's 1998 Ray of Light is the best pop album ever released, he can't stand fried calamari, and his favorite word in Portuguese is cafona . You can follow him on twitter @muriassuncao.