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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.

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

July 04 2016 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.

July 04 2016 11:47 AM

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

July 04 2016 11:35 AM

The drag performer gave an empowering speech for the LGBT community about the importance of Pride in Toronto.

July 03 2016 11:46 PM

The colorful monument in San Juan, Puerto Rico, declares "Amor es amor, es amor, es amor..." 

July 03 2016 5:09 PM Updated

The moment when the Gay Men's Chorus of London broke into song during a vigil has gone viral, and here's how it could further help the victims and their loved ones.

July 01 2016 1:56 PM

Leaders at the United Nations and Human Rights Campaign say the vote to create a special LGBT Independent Expert will have global repercussions. 

June 30 2016 1:40 PM Updated
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