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Read the latest updates about LGBT issues around the world. The Advocate is an international source for developments pertaining to gay world news, politics, Prides, politicians, and rights that affect the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Learn about antigay laws, human rights violations, landmark victories, and failures of governments to protect the rights of its citizens. From Asia, to North America, to South America, to Europe, to Africa, The Advocate provides transcontinental coverage of the issues that matter to our readers.
Spain Is Winning the Gay Tourist Dollar War

Spain Is Winning the Gay Tourist Dollar War

The Iberian nation beats out France and U.K. as Europe's biggest draw for LGB travelers.

STUDY: One-Third of Israelis Are Bisexual

STUDY: One-Third of Israelis Are Bisexual

New research suggests there are 10 times as many bisexuals in Israel as gays and lesbians.

Kremlin Shuts Down Russia’s Only LGBT Film Festival

Kremlin Shuts Down Russia’s Only LGBT Film Festival

Government officials cited a 'difficult economic situation,' but organizers of the film festival see further evidence of the country's crackdown on LGBT visibility.

REPORTS: ISIS Executes Nine More 'Gay' Men

REPORT: ISIS Executes Nine More 'Gay' Men

The radical Islamist group has reportedly thrown another nine men accused of being gay from the top of the tallest building in Mosul, Iraq.

Op-ed: We Just Saw a Turning Point for Global LGBT Rights

Op-ed: We Just Saw a Turning Point for Global LGBT Rights

It's apparent attitudes are changing when nations like Turkey, Jordan, and Georgia are paying attention to LGBT issues.

Three New Films Capture LGBT Life in the Middle East

Three New Films Capture LGBT Life in the Middle East

These documentaries reveal precarious, uncertain, and inscrutable queer existence in Syria, Israel, and Saudi Arabia.

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