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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.

Although organizers claimed their demonstration attracted 200,000 marchers, French police estimated the crowd at closer to 24,000 people.

October 18 2016 1:52 AM

"Why should gay Australians be submitted to any other lawmaking process than any other Australians?" asked Bill Shorten, a straight ally member of Parliament who opposes a referedum.

October 11 2016 4:28 PM

Paragraph 175, which outlawed homosexual acts, remained on the books until 1994.

October 10 2016 6:22 PM

The pope tried to clarify his widely condemned beliefs about "gender theory."

3:49 PM

Controversial journalist and activist David Michael Miranda will now be part of Rio de Janeiro's leadership.

October 02 2016 10:13 PM

That’s the only reasonable explanation for why an LGBT march would be approved in Ivanovo, says infamously antigay lawmaker Vitaly Milonov. 

September 28 2016 5:06 PM

As activists push for change in the notoriously homophobic region, Aruba takes a big step in the right direction.

September 28 2016 6:46 AM
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