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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 law amends a portion of the nation's marriage equality law that expressly forbade same-sex couples from adopting. 

November 21 2015 2:37 PM

Vicky Thompson had vowed to kill herself if she was sent to a men's prison.

November 20 2015 4:37 PM

The House said no to Syrian immigrants in a vote over a controversial bill.

November 20 2015 3:03 PM

After a Russian newspaper published a fake letter meant to discredit LGBT activists, the U.S. Embassy exposed the forgery in the most amazing way.

November 19 2015 5:38 PM

Continuing problems in the global media’s coverage of violence against gender-variant people plague the reporting on the murder and mutilation of a 38-year-old trans man in Tokyo.

November 18 2015 7:03 PM
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