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Drag Queen to Star in Rio Samba Parade at Brazil Carnival

A drag queen is headlining the parade of one of Rio de Janeiro's most storied samba schools Monday night as Carnival celebrations across the country continue the tradition of ridiculing cultural icons and pushing social boundaries. Pabllo Vittar will perform with Beija-Flor de Nilopolis, whose theme is promoting tolerance. Last year's champions, Portela, are to portray the story of Jews who fled persecution in Europe for Brazil. Vittar is a sensation in the Brazilian pop scene,...

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