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,,,, 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.