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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.

Omar Sharif Jr. Featured on Arabic TV News

The interview is being hailed as the first time many people in the Arab world have heard directly from a gay person

Living Trans, From Iran to New York City

Living Trans, From Iran to New York City

The up-and-coming actress tells The Advocate what it took to come out as trans at 37, offering a riveting tale of survival that took her from Iran to New York City.

Members of Congress Want U.S. to Deny Visas to Spouses of Diplomats From Antigay Nations

Members of Congress to Antigay Diplomats: Better Come Stag

Members of Congress want to reciprocate the denial of visas to spouses of foreign diplomats from antigay countries.

Jamaica to Hold First LGBT Pride Celebration

Jamaica to Hold First LGBT Pride Celebration

While security concerns make a parade impossible, a full week of festivities have been planned.

Franklin Graham: Obama Promoting 'Immorality' by Supporting LGBT Rights in Kenya

Franklin Graham: Obama Is 'Exporting Immorality' to Kenya

The president is advocating for 'the gay & lesbian agenda,' Graham writes on Facebook.

Italian Pol: Gays Should Change Gender if They Want to Wed

Italian Pol: Gays Should Change Gender if They Want to Wed

Representative Paola Binetti has a sick solution to her country's debate over same-sex marriage.

WATCH: Obama Advocates for LGBT Equality in Kenya

Obama Advocates for LGBT Equality in Kenya

The U.S. president cited to his own country's history of institutionalized racism as a lesson in acceptance of other minority groups.

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