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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.
Kenyan Paper Shamed for Its 'Top Gays' List

Kenyan Paper Shamed for Its 'Top Gays' List

Online commenters are rejecting the newspaper's homophobic list, and coming out on the side of the LGBT activists outed.

'I Will Slit Your Throat:' Gambian President to Gay Men

'I Will Slit Your Throat,' Gambian President Tells Gays

It's among the most direct, graphic threats the dictator has made in his long history of homophobic public remarks.

Ireland's 'Silent No' Voters Could Threaten Marriage Equality

Ireland's 'Silent No' Voters Could Threaten Marriage Equality

New fears about potential defeat for Ireland's marriage equality ballot question are starting to emerge after months of strong polling in support of the freedom to marry.

WATCH: Ugandan Trans Man Emotionally Accepts GLAAD Award

WATCH: Ugandan Trans Man Emotionally Accepts GLAAD Award

Pepe Julian Onziema's in-depth interview on Last Week Tonight With John Oliver won a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Talk Show Episode on Saturday.

PHOTOS: LGBT Cubans Show Their Pride

PHOTOS: LGBT Cubans Show Their Pride

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."

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