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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 president issues a strong statement on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

May 17 2016 2:45 PM

A man with ties to a militant group was arrested on Sunday. 

May 15 2016 11:11 PM

The European Union is taking a stand against North Carolina's anti-LGBT law. 

May 15 2016 2:42 PM

Italy has been a major exception among Western nations in its lack of recognition for same-sex couples.
 

May 11 2016 9:25 PM Updated

This week he won a seat in the Philippines Senate, and has decided to continue boxing while making no secret of his ambitions.

May 11 2016 1:08 PM

He's left the ring and is about to be crowned the victor of a new, powerful political office, despite his rampant homophobia.

May 10 2016 12:59 PM
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