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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.
British Sex Offender Gets Life for Murder of Gay Student in United Kingdom

Sex Offender Gets 15 to Life for Murder of Gay Student

Richard Danter had already done time for robbery and the attempted rape of a young woman with learning disabilities.

WATCH: Taiwanese Presidential Candidate Celebrates Love With Same-Sex Couples

Taiwanese Presidential Candidate Shows the Love

A Taiwanese presidential candidate is celebrating Chinese Valentine's Day with an inclusive video about love.

Dustin Lance Black on His Powerful Anti-Bullying Coca-Cola Campaign

DLB on His Powerful Anti-Bullying Coca-Cola Campaign

The giant soft drink company with global reach asked the Oscar-winning activist to direct three short films for Latin America.

Australian Bomb Squad Responds to 'Suspicious' Pro-Marriage Letter Containing Glitter

Bomb Squad Responds to Letter Filled with Glitter

Police, firefighters, a hazmat team, and even the bomb squad responded to defuse the situation.

Angry Marriage Rally Touches Down in Melbourne

Angry Marriage Rally Touches Down in Melbourne

An estimated 10,000 people rallied this weekend after Prime Minister Tony Abbott helped sink marriage equality legislation.

STUDY: Half of British Young Adults 'Not 100 Percent Heterosexual'

London Calling: 1 in 2 Young Adult Britons Is Bisexual

According to researchers, almost a quarter of Britons surveyed say they are not exclusively heterosexual, and for adults age 18-24, that number jumps to almost half.

Op-ed: Shame on Australia for Putting Equality to a Vote

Op-ed: Shame on Australia for Putting Equality to a Vote

This gay writer says his nation is failing him and the world.

WATCH: Richard Blanco Urges U.S. and Cuba to 'Heal Together' at Embassy Reopening

Richard Blanco Urges U.S. and Cuba to 'Heal Together'

The gay inaugural poet, who is Cuban-American, read a moving poem at the historic occasion in Havana.

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