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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.

Pride Toronto's clash with Black Lives Matter brought up some old skeletons in the closet of the city's LGBT history.

July 06 2016 7:27 PM

Pride Toronto agreed to meet demands set by Black Lives Matter activists and then backtracked on one controversial issue. 

July 05 2016 7:24 PM

Activists are trying to raise awareness about a disturbing phenomenon since the Brexit vote.

1:50 PM

When immersing oneself in unfamiliar surroundings, sometimes even the tiniest hints of familiarity can be misread. 

1:45 PM

A Black Lives Matter shutdown and the presence of its prime minister proves Canada is on the vanguard for organizing an LGBT rally and celebration.

11:47 AM

Ireland’s matchmaking festival offers up love opportunities, with a little bit of help.

11:35 AM
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