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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 events came in three heavily Catholic countries — one where there has been progress in LGBT rights this year, two others where rights may be threatened.

June 11 2016 8:10 PM

Following the lead of Denmark, Malta and Ireland, Norway will no longer require anyone aged 16 and older to be sterilized just to have their gender legally recognized.

June 06 2016 1:20 PM

Northern Ireland will end the permanent ban on male donors who've had sex with men.

June 04 2016 8:01 PM

The presumptive GOP presidential nominee has reacted angrily after a leading golf tournament was moved from one of his courses south of the border.

June 02 2016 11:50 PM

Will LDS members continue to open their purses and wallets to stop marriage equality?

June 02 2016 5:58 PM

For the first time in Canadian history, a rainbow flag celebrating Pride was raised at Parliament Hill, and Justin Trudeau is the first prime minister to do it.

June 02 2016 11:42 AM
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