World

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.

The niece of Fidel Castro takes on Cuba's dark history of homophobia in this powerful HBO documentary.

November 28 2016 7:49 PM

Luxembourg's prime minister, Xavier Bettel, married Gauthier Destanay, making him the first European Union Leader to marry a same-sex partner.

November 28 2016 7:14 PM

Many point to the placing of gay men in labor camps and people with HIV in quarantine, while others say some of Castro's policies benefited the nation.

November 27 2016 8:05 PM

The marchers protested India's ban on gay sex as well as other instances of discrimination.

November 27 2016 1:09 PM

Protesters oppose an amendment aiming to legalize same-sex marriage in Taipei.

November 17 2016 6:36 PM

Demonstrators marched in several cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Phoenix and outside the White House, as well as in London and Manila. 

November 10 2016 2:51 PM

Activists hugged, cried and lamented the change of leadership that will threaten the international climate agreement reached in Paris last year, as they unveiled a "to do list."

November 09 2016 5:47 PM
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