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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.

The court's ruling paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

May 24 2017 4:25 PM

Activists and concerned citizens rally around the globe to protect Chechnya's gay and bisexual men.

May 24 2017 3:56 PM

Leila was attacked in Moscow by a fellow Chechen who said, “When will you stop disgracing your people?”

May 24 2017 2:11 PM

The young men, aged 20 and 23, each received 83 lashes from a rattan cane.

May 23 2017 2:50 PM

Police rounded up 141 men in Jakarta, accused them of attending a "gay sex party," and charged them with violating antipornography laws.

May 22 2017 3:06 PM Updated
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