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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.
Bisexual Seeking Asylum Resorts to Photos When Asked to Prove It by U.K. Officials

For Bisexual Asylum-Seeker, U.K. Says 'Pics or GTFO'

Orashia Edwards' two-year relationship with another man wasn't proof enough for the British Home Office that the Jamaican is bisexual — neither were photos of himself having sex with a man.

3 Questions on The Battle for Uganda

3 Questions on The Battle for Uganda

Frank Mugisha brings the fight against oppression to America.

World's Only Gay Prime Minister to Wed Beau (Very) Soon?

World's Only Gay Prime Minister to Wed Beau (Very) Soon?

A Canadian news site says it has the scoop: Luxembourg's out prime minister will tie the knot next week.

Trans Indian's Predicament at Border Shows the U.S. Lags Behind

Trans Indian's Border Predicament Shows U.S. Lags Behind

The U.S. consulate remains unclear on how to process visas like that of Aruta Alpesh Soni, who identifies among India's legally recognized "third genders."

Family Used in Irish Antigay Ad: We Support Equal Marriage

Family Used in Irish Antigay Ad: We Support Equal Marriage

The U.K. family say they were 'surprised and upset' to see their image used to oppose marriage equality in Ireland.

On V-E Day, Watch a Gay Holocaust Survivor Recount His Experiences

V-E Day: Watch a Gay Holocaust Survivor Recount His Experience

Seventy years after the Allies defeated the Nazis, hear the story of a gay man who lived through Buchenwald.

Irish Metal Band Denounces 'Vile' Anti-LGBT Video Game, Revokes Music Rights

Irish Metal Band Denounces 'Vile' Anti-LGBT Video Game

Behind a tough-guy exterior, Cruachan lead singer Keith Fay has a soft-spot for the LGBT community, and has condemned the controversial game Kill the Faggot as 'disgusting.'

Meet the Gay Teen Who Could Be the U.K's Youngest Elected Official

This Gay Teen Hopes to Be U.K's Youngest Elected Official

As if being just 18 weren't enough of a challenge, Luke Holland of Birmingham decided to come out in the middle of his election campaign.

Cuba to Host Mass Symbolic Gay Wedding With Religious Leaders in Tow

Cuba to Host Mass Symbolic Gay Wedding With Religious Leaders in Tow

The progressive policies espoused by Mariela Castro, daughter of the president, are taking root.

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